Live

Watch CBSN Live

Why is a simple majority not enough to pass legislation in the Senate?

President Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that it's "crazy" that a bill needs 60 votes to pass in the Senate. In the House it only takes a simple majority. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes explains why that is and how senators have found ways around the rule.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.