Which they would, because the Democratic caucus is already heterogeneous enough to be amenable to compromise.
And one reason no one quite has is that the moment has never been as amenable as the current one to its resonance.
Haase also seemed to be amenable to the idea, but not as open as Kohlaas.
1590s, "liable," from Anglo-French amenable, Middle French amener "answerable" (to the law), from à "to" (see ad-) + mener "to lead," from Latin minare "to drive (cattle) with shouts," variant of minari "threaten" (see menace (n.)). Sense of "tractable" is from 1803, from notion of disposed to answer or submit to influence. Related: Amenably.