On CBS’ “60 Minutes” last night, Speaker Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered nothing new to the American people – just more of the same obstruction, dysfunction and distraction, declaring Americans’ priorities “dead, real dead.”
Ahead of the vote on their radical and partisan border bill next week, Speaker Boehner and House Republicans may need to read some of the recent headlines…
Here’s how anti-immigrant Spokesman and the principal architect of GOP immigration policy Rep. Steve King feels toward the immigrant community: Compares them to “lazy dogs [and] livestock” Believes they should be electrified as a method of “discouragement” from coming into the U.S…. Continue
This week, instead of focusing on jobs, raising wages for American workers or rebuilding our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, House Republicans planned to vote on a Nationwide 20-Week Abortion Ban Bill, a radical Tea Party assault on women’s health freedoms. The bill was one of six bills to undermine women’s constitutional rights under Roe v. Wade and endanger women’s health introduced by Republicans in the first few days of the new Congress.
We are very proud of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. He put forth an agenda for middle income economics – middle class economics in sharp contrast to the trickle down economics that the Republicans have been advocating. He put forth an agenda of bigger paychecks, better infrastructure, which is something that the American people have told us they want.
“When America’s children have access to high-quality child care, hardworking parents can focus on earning. Affordable child care is the linchpin of working parents’ success and a long-standing cornerstone of House Democrats’ efforts to empower working families through our ‘When Women Succeed, America Succeeds’ economic agenda.”
“He will head up our efforts in the House to ensure the drumbeat of our message is brought to the House Floor every day.”
Late last night, Speaker Boehner and House Republican Leaders pulled a bill attacking women’s access to health care amid pressure from their own Members… Roll Call: GOP Leaders Pull Abortion Ban on Female Members’ Revolt Washington Post: Abortion bill dropped amid concerns… Continue
This is what Speaker Boehner’s GOP leadership team has had to say about taxes: Washington needs fiscal accountability…not tax increases – GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy …[I] will…fight for legislation that lowers taxes – House GOP Whip Steve Scalise …what business needs to… Continue
House Republicans continue to prove their obstruction, distraction, and dysfunction to the American people. You don’t have to go far to read about it. Just check out what they have done this week: House Republicans and Speaker Boehner Inch Toward Obliterating Social… Continue