You make careless mistakes. The GOP needs to slow down, think, discuss, reach across the partisan divide, and then act. However, that is not happening and this is the result.
Democratic senators heaped criticism on a handwritten amendment that was distributed to them Friday -- hours before a potential vote -- as Republican Senate leaders rushed to secure approval of their tax overhaul legislation.
Senator Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat, called it “illegible.” The handwritten change appears in the margin of page 257 of an amended version of the bill. GOP senators have yet to release the text. It was obtained by Bloomberg News.
It’s not unusual for amendments in Senate debates to include handwritten changes, but Democrats said this particular instance was excessive.
“This is what happens when you push through a bill late at night,” said Senator Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat. Bloomberg