Republican Outrages

Republicans' Rough Day

They went from this:

“We are forging ahead,” Cantor said, adding that “we don’t believe in Obamacare” — an attempt to beat back on the idea that this legislation expands the program. When asked if Republicans can pass the legislation, McCarthy said “every time you ask this question, I’ll give you the same answer: the first rule of Fight Club, we don’t talk about Fight Club.”

This Tells You All You Need to Know

Let’s hope the American people weren’t looking forward to Congress actually getting something done, since Republicans clearly aren’t interested:

Questions on the House Republican Budget

For Immediate Release:

March 8, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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UPDATED: VIDEO: House Democrats Fight to Stop the Sequester

For Immediate Release:

March 6, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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“God Help Us”

While Republicans continue to praise the reckless, irrational sequester, the American people continue to protest these indiscriminate across-the-board cuts. According to a new poll:

Americans are more likely to describe the sequester negatively, a new Gallup poll reports.”

Republicans Refuse to Take Action to Avert Sequester Creating Uncertainty for Economy and National Security

For Immediate Release:

March 1, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hypocrisy in Action: Republicans Support Sequester Despite Promises Made, Impact on their Constituents

For Immediate Release:

February 27, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Americans to the GOP: You Are Out of Touch and Too Extreme

As Republicans continue to waste time and welcome the draconian spending cuts known as the sequester, the American people are calling them out for it. The latest from Pew Research:

GOP Strategy: Sitting on Their Hands

With the deadline to avert the sequester fast approaching, Republicans have decided their best strategy is to… do nothing?

According to Politico, Speaker Boehner has given up trying to work on meaningful legislation and is instead “perfectly fine with sitting on his hands.”

Republicans Approve of Harmful Sequester

For Immediate Release:

February 13, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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