Defying the House GOP leadership conservative Republicans
joined Democrats in defeating the bankruptcy bill and later helped pass a new
version stripped of the pro-abortion Schumer Amendment.
New York Democrat Chuck Schumer that barred people from declaring bankruptcy to
avoid paying exorbitant fines for protesting at abortion clinics.
I think it’s in doubt that the Democrats ever even wanted to pass a bankruptcy bill — the Democrats have always been week on bankruptcy legislation. In Pennsylvania, the Democrats are trumpeting Christian Muniz, a 35-year-old state house candidate who recently filed bankruptcy, as did his campaign manager Tim Scott.