Republican Outrages

GOP QOTD: “If I could give you an answer today, I would, but I can’t”

Today’s Republican quote of the day comes from Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI). When asked what would happen to a constituent if the GOP moves ahead with their efforts to Make America Sick Again, he confirmed that Republicans still don’t have a real plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. From the New York Times:

Another Day, Another Ignored Constitutent

Over the weekend, House Republicans continued to avoid their constituents who oppose GOP efforts to repeal the ACA without having a real plan to replace it.

Roll Call reports Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) refuses to hold a town hall meeting to hear from constituents:

“Despite his colleagues’ continued attempts, New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins has no intention of holding a town hall meeting.”

Americans Speak Out Against GOP Efforts to Weaken National Security, Make America Sick Again

For Immediate Release:

February 10, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Statement on Michael Flynn's Reported Conversations with Russia on Sanctions

For Immediate Release:

February 10, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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A Chorus of Boos

Things aren't going so well for Republicans back in their districts. Last night, Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Justin Amash (R-MI), and Diane Black (R-TN) arrived at town halls with hundreds of voters demanding answers on President Trump’s unconstitutional Muslim ban, GOP efforts to #MakeAmericaSickAgain, and more.

Politico reports on the vocal opposition Chaffetz faced:

By Appointment Only?

Republicans are doing everything they can to duck constituents on their plan to Make America Sick Again. The latest examples? Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) is now requiring constituents to make appointments to visit his office. Just two days earlier, Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) turned down town hall invitations from voters.  Members have a responsibility to hear out their constituents - even the ones they disagree with.

Can't take the heat?

Afraid of the number of people who will show up, voicing their support of the Affordable Care Act? Just plug your ears. This is the newest play from the Republican handbook in their effort to Make America Sick Again. From Roll Call

“Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., turned down a request for a town hall meeting because he didn’t want to give publicity to ‘extremists, kooks and radicals.’"

GOP Faces “Rising Anger” Over Effort to Make America Sick Again

Another day, another article about Americans speaking out against Republican efforts to repeal the ACA without immediately replacing it. Today’s story is brought to you by The Hill. The message from constituents has been loud and clear: they do not support the GOP plan to Make America Sick Again. At what point will Republicans listen?

Americans Across the Country are Speaking Out Against GOP Efforts to Make America Sick Again

For Immediate Release:

February 7, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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President Trump's Muslim Ban: Making America Safe or Making America Sick?

While The Trump Administration claims their unconstitutional Muslim ban is designed to keep America safe, the facts show that’s not the case. Today, the New York Times offers additional evidence: the ban is preventing doctors from serving communities across the country.