Republican Outrages

Republican Outrages Related
Today has exposed what a sham this Supreme Court confirmation process is. The fact that the so-called FBI ‘investigation’ failed to interview either of the principles undermines the notion that it was either thorough or serious
Today’s conviction of Paul Manafort and guilty plea with confession by Michael Cohen demonstrate why the special counsel’s investigation must continue unimpeded.
It is abhorrent that the Trump Administration is allowing a gun-advocacy organization to publish plans online for anyone to begin 3D-printing dangerous firearms at home, at their businesses, or in schools starting in August. 
On Monday, the world witnessed the President of the United States side with President Putin over our own intelligence community, which has confirmed that Russia interfered in the election and continues to attack our democracy.
Today, during colloquy, Leader McCarthy said: “The gentleman can argue with me all day of things I vote ‘Yes’ and things I vote ‘No’ on.  The only time he'll ever see my vote up there for ‘Present’ is a quorum call.”
This morning, Speaker Ryan and House Republicans unveiled their latest attempt to sell the American people on the idea that they are “better off now.”
Today’s resolution, while unenforceable, is wholly inappropriate and a blatant attempt to undermine the special counsel’s investigation. 
It ought to surprise nobody that this Republican Majority has now set the record for running the most closed Congress in our nation’s history.
Mr. Speaker, a moment of silence is not enough.
Just another day in the deeply divided and dysfunctional GOP Majority:
…But President Trump and Congressional Republicans have nothing to tout on infrastructure. No legislation from the White House, no hearings or Committee mark-ups, no action on the Floor.
The non-partisan Concord Coalition has some harsh criticism of the GOP’s rescissions package, a political gimmick which CBO confirmed would amount to $1 billion in savings after Republicans exploded the deficit with their tax law by $1.8 trillion.
Today’s Daily 202 from the Washington Post details a number of ways that President Trump’s policies are doing more harm than good for American workers and leaving the U.S. economy worse off. From forcing small businesses to shut down to raising gas prices and sending jobs overseas,
Friday's analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reveals Republicans' rescission argument for the charade it is.
Guess what Republicans are going to get done this year?
Wanted to be sure you saw this Politico article on what Republicans are trying to do to nutrition assistance programs in this year’s Farm Bill – and why it won’t work.
Today’s first meeting of a new Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform presents a striking image of Republican hypocrisy.
It is fitting that the House Oversight Committee should investigate whether White House personnel were improperly accessing classified materials while holding only interim security clearances.
Today, the President of the United States chose to ignore the serious warnings of the Department of Justice, FBI, and the intelligence community to release a doctored classified memo for the purposes of smearing the law enforcement agencies investigating his campaign.
Trump-appointed officials of the Department and Justice and FBI have warned against House Republicans releasing a flawed, misleading memo with classified information, and so is Republican Senator John Thune.
These new developments concerning Chairman Nunes are deeply disturbing, and I urge Speaker Ryan to remove him from his position as Chair of the House Intelligence Committee.
Anyone who has doubts about whether House Republicans are using the Nunes Memo as a way to undermine the Russia investigation and protect the President ought to take a look at this report.
Wanted to be sure you saw this Washington Post op-ed on the deeply disturbing developments regarding House Republicans’ efforts to undermine the rule of law and interfere with the Russia investigation to protect the President.
President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address tonight, and as we reflect on his first year in office, it is clear that the Trump presidency has so far been defined by chaos and incompetence.