Walz said he’d be open to adopting some of those changes and even endorsed major parts of them. But he said he was concerned about bogging down passable legislation with provisions that some lawmakers could see as overkill.
“It might be [a poison pill] and that’s what I’m worried about,” Walz said after the meeting. “[They’re] talking the full step, taking it all the way — the half step took a heavy lift and a ’60 Minutes’ article. … Pass something then improve upon it if it doesn’t get there, but show the public you’re serious about this.”