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@mickstuder wrote:

WHY - WHY DO DEMOCRATIC VOTERS - DEMOCRATS ON THIS FORUM - CONTINUE TO IGNORE THE INEXPLICABLE BEHAVIOR OF SPECIFIC INCUMBENT DEMOCRATS - WHY?

 

5 Democrats Bail Out Paul Ryan And Protect Saudi Arabia

 

US HOUSE REPRESENTATIVES 

 

Jim Costa

Al Lawson

Collin Peterson

Dutch Ruppersberger

David Scott

 

helped the GOP ensure the House won’t consider a companion bill to anti-Saudi legislation soon expected to pass the Senate.

 

WASHINGTON ― Five Democrats saved House Republicans from an embarrassing floor defeat Wednesday, voting with the GOP on a farm bill rule that controversially included language blocking a vote on U.S. involvement in Yemen.

 

The rule ― which set up consideration for the farm bill ― waived a War Powers Resolution–based measure that could have given Democrats a floor vote on ending U.S. assistance to the Saudi-led coalition blamed for thousands of deaths and widespread starvation in Yemen.

 

GOP leadership sneaked the Yemen provision into the farm bill rule on Tuesday night, enraging many Democrats and some Republicans critical of U.S. support for the Saudis. It appeared to be a pre-emptive move to protect the Trump administration’s Yemen policy because the Democratic-backed measure held privileged status, which meant it had to be considered, and its advocates were seeking to bring it up soon after expected passage of a similar bill in the Senate as a way to send an even stronger rebuke of the kingdom and a military campaign held largely responsible for the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

 

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) had already stripped privilege from similar legislation almost immediately after beginning the lame duck session, but his maneuver this week is far more dramatic because it blocks the current Yemen bill and any other similar legislation.

 

“This is unprecedented,” said the measure’s principal author. Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), who has pushed proposals targeting the Yemen policy throughout the current congressional term. “Speaker Ryan is preventing Congress from conducting our constitutional duty and … breaking the rules of the House. While this is happening, the United States Senate is debating and voting on this issue.”

 

Source - https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/house-democrats-paul-ryan-saudi-arabia-yemen_us_5c116c5ce4b002a...

 

 


Why no outrage from Democrats? Probably because nobody knew it happened BEFORE the election, so no primary challenges and it was either those 5 or 5 unrepentant Fascists, and the voters chose the occasional fascisti over the committed.

 

Now that the word is out, HOPEFULLY Democrats in their districts will let them know its not "business as usual" and they cannot keep their job by being Trump supporters anymore...or can they? How'd the vote go in those districts?


Thats Not The Point

 

I added it up - these 5 Democrats have been in the Congress for a average of 15 years each and that includes the one only serving for a year - if we remove him it's a average of 18 years of Service

 

What have they done other then operate below the Radar with locally recongizable names?

 

Nothing - what have they contributed to the USA in their 15 - 20 years of Service in the Peoples House - the House that controls Legislation and the Budget

 

Just 5 more Career Politicans taking up space like placeholders who have nothing remarkable or even nominal on their resumes and yet they continue to get re-elected over & over & over

 

We cannot allow this to Continue - these 5 were re-elected simply because they had Name Recognition in their local Districts and got boat loads of Money & Endorsements from the Democratic Party Machine - not because they worked their behinds off for their District or for the Country

 

No one would no their names now if this Bill wasn't so important to US Foreign Policy

 

Tomorrow this will all be forgotten - because Democrats are No Better then Republicans

 

They Just Want to Win

 

 

 

 

( " China if You're Listening - Get Trumps Tax Returns " )

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" - Anonymous

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@mickstuder wrote:

WHY - WHY DO DEMOCRATIC VOTERS - DEMOCRATS ON THIS FORUM - CONTINUE TO IGNORE THE INEXPLICABLE BEHAVIOR OF SPECIFIC INCUMBENT DEMOCRATS - WHY?

 

5 Democrats Bail Out Paul Ryan And Protect Saudi Arabia

 

US HOUSE REPRESENTATIVES 

 

Jim Costa

Al Lawson

Collin Peterson

Dutch Ruppersberger

David Scott

 

helped the GOP ensure the House won’t consider a companion bill to anti-Saudi legislation soon expected to pass the Senate.

 

WASHINGTON ― Five Democrats saved House Republicans from an embarrassing floor defeat Wednesday, voting with the GOP on a farm bill rule that controversially included language blocking a vote on U.S. involvement in Yemen.

 

The rule ― which set up consideration for the farm bill ― waived a War Powers Resolution–based measure that could have given Democrats a floor vote on ending U.S. assistance to the Saudi-led coalition blamed for thousands of deaths and widespread starvation in Yemen.

 

GOP leadership sneaked the Yemen provision into the farm bill rule on Tuesday night, enraging many Democrats and some Republicans critical of U.S. support for the Saudis. It appeared to be a pre-emptive move to protect the Trump administration’s Yemen policy because the Democratic-backed measure held privileged status, which meant it had to be considered, and its advocates were seeking to bring it up soon after expected passage of a similar bill in the Senate as a way to send an even stronger rebuke of the kingdom and a military campaign held largely responsible for the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

 

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) had already stripped privilege from similar legislation almost immediately after beginning the lame duck session, but his maneuver this week is far more dramatic because it blocks the current Yemen bill and any other similar legislation.

 

“This is unprecedented,” said the measure’s principal author. Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), who has pushed proposals targeting the Yemen policy throughout the current congressional term. “Speaker Ryan is preventing Congress from conducting our constitutional duty and … breaking the rules of the House. While this is happening, the United States Senate is debating and voting on this issue.”

 

Source - https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/house-democrats-paul-ryan-saudi-arabia-yemen_us_5c116c5ce4b002a...

 

 


Why no outrage from Democrats? Probably because nobody knew it happened BEFORE the election, so no primary challenges and it was either those 5 or 5 unrepentant Fascists, and the voters chose the occasional fascisti over the committed.

 

Now that the word is out, HOPEFULLY Democrats in their districts will let them know its not "business as usual" and they cannot keep their job by being Trump supporters anymore...or can they? How'd the vote go in those districts?

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Jim Costa - California 16th District - 14 Years on the Public Tax Payer Dole - Whats He Done?

 

Al Lawson - Florida's 5th District - 1 Year on the Public Tax Payer Dole - Whats He Done?

 

Collin Peterson - Minnesota's 7th District - 27 

Years on the Public Tax Payer Dole - Whats He Done?

 

David Scott - Georgia's 13th District -

15 Years on the Public Tax Payer Dole - Whats He Done?

 

 

Dutch Ruppersberger - Marylands 2nd District -

15 Years on the Public Tax Payer Dole - Whats He Done?

 

What Have They Done?

 

Well, They've all but one collected $175,000 a year for a long long time - are provided with a generous Benefits Package for Life - Allowed to Hire Dozens of Staff - Travel on the Tax Payers Dime for "Official Business"

 

 They Also do stuff like Vote with Republicans to Protect Trump & his Buddy the Assassin Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia to Kidnap - Torture - Murder & Dismember a American Journalist & Continue to Fund & Support with American Military Assistance the Assassination of Children in Yemen

 

Why is their No Outrage from Democrats?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WHY - WHY DO DEMOCRATIC VOTERS - DEMOCRATS ON THIS FORUM - CONTINUE TO IGNORE THE INEXPLICABLE BEHAVIOR OF SPECIFIC INCUMBENT DEMOCRATS - WHY?

 

5 Democrats Bail Out Paul Ryan And Protect Saudi Arabia

 

US HOUSE REPRESENTATIVES 

 

Jim Costa

Al Lawson

Collin Peterson

Dutch Ruppersberger

David Scott

 

helped the GOP ensure the House won’t consider a companion bill to anti-Saudi legislation soon expected to pass the Senate.

 

WASHINGTON ― Five Democrats saved House Republicans from an embarrassing floor defeat Wednesday, voting with the GOP on a farm bill rule that controversially included language blocking a vote on U.S. involvement in Yemen.

 

The rule ― which set up consideration for the farm bill ― waived a War Powers Resolution–based measure that could have given Democrats a floor vote on ending U.S. assistance to the Saudi-led coalition blamed for thousands of deaths and widespread starvation in Yemen.

 

GOP leadership sneaked the Yemen provision into the farm bill rule on Tuesday night, enraging many Democrats and some Republicans critical of U.S. support for the Saudis. It appeared to be a pre-emptive move to protect the Trump administration’s Yemen policy because the Democratic-backed measure held privileged status, which meant it had to be considered, and its advocates were seeking to bring it up soon after expected passage of a similar bill in the Senate as a way to send an even stronger rebuke of the kingdom and a military campaign held largely responsible for the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

 

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) had already stripped privilege from similar legislation almost immediately after beginning the lame duck session, but his maneuver this week is far more dramatic because it blocks the current Yemen bill and any other similar legislation.

 

“This is unprecedented,” said the measure’s principal author. Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), who has pushed proposals targeting the Yemen policy throughout the current congressional term. “Speaker Ryan is preventing Congress from conducting our constitutional duty and … breaking the rules of the House. While this is happening, the United States Senate is debating and voting on this issue.”

 

Source - https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/house-democrats-paul-ryan-saudi-arabia-yemen_us_5c116c5ce4b002a...

 

 

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