Republican Outrages

Republican Outrages Related
Today, just fifty-nine hours after fifty-nine people were brutally murdered and more than 500 injured in the worst mass shooting in our history, House Republicans voted to defeat a motion that would have established a select committee to investigate gun violence. 
Last Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary Price resigned amid reports he had spent more than a million dollars of taxpayer money on charter flights around the world—but he is hardly alone when it comes to waste, fraud, and abuse in the Trump Cabinet.
So much for President Trump’s claims that he was going to drain the swamp – he should take a look at his own Cabinet.

Today the House is scheduled to consider under suspension a bill that packages together a six-month extension of authority for the FAA along with several other provisions.


It is deeply disappointing that Senate Republicans would abandon the bipartisan Murray-Alexander effort to stabilize our health care markets.


President Trump's speech at the United Nations this morning was a missed opportunity to demonstrate true leadership in securing our nation and protecting our allies.

Today’s GOP Quote of the Day comes from House Freedom Caucus Chair, Mark Meadows (R-NC) on the status of the GOP agenda (hint, it’s not going well).

I am outraged by President Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of criminal contempt following years of racial profiling and civil rights violations.


Today’s remarks by President Trump are beyond appalling.


Since taking office 200 days ago, President Trump has failed to deliver on his promises to the American people. 


Health care, tax reform, passing a budget, funding the government, paying our nation’s bills… on issue after issue, Republicans are deeply divided. For the past seven months, they’ve pursued partisanship and it has yielded virtually no legislative accomplishments.  So now they have a choice: continue this failed strategy or work with Democrats to address our fiscal challenges and ensure access to affordable health care. Here’s to hoping that they’ll choose the latter after five weeks of hearing from constituents who are fed up with their division and dysfunction.


As the August District Work Period begins, House Republicans have little to tout back home in their districts.