As if it's germane anyway. Levin is just trying to appear to respect the tradition of the Senate.
Well, Harry Reid did away with that by going nuclear on appointments.
And Mitch McConnell went nuclear on Gorsuch.
Two blows to tradition right there.
Like tits, if you've seen one you might as well see the other.
So, Mitch just needs to keep going nuclear.
The Republican Senate should simply jettison the filibuster rule, and pass repeal with the clean Republican majority.
Trump's instincts on this are correct on spending, which means on Obamacare as well, and on every bill which might come the Senate's way.
Then we can focus our attention on Paul Ryan, who hides behind the Senate's filibuster rule like a little boy hides behind his mommy's skirts to restrain what he does in the House.