McCain: Dems Will Pay ‘Heavy, Heavy Price’ For Changing Filibuster

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November 21, 2013 12:44 p.m.

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said that Democrats would “pay a heavy, heavy price” for changing the Senate rules for judicial and executive nominees.

“They’re governed by the newer members… who have never been in a minority, who are primarily driving this issue,” McCain told reporters after the vote. “They succeeded and they will pay a very, very heavy price for it.”

McCain said moments later, though, that he did not believe it would be a major election issue. “I don’t think Americans understand it very well,” he said.

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