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Dems Say No…AGAIN

Chris Martin • January 20, 2019

Nearly 30 days into the government shutdown, Republicans tried yet again to bring Democrats to the table to negotiate a bipartisan deal that secures the border and addresses the humanitarian and national security crisis… Dems’ reaction was predictable: Democrats, in their obsession to tell the president no, rejected it before they even heard the details. Among them: $805 …

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Dems kill GOP effort to pay federal workers

Chris Martin • January 17, 2019

House Democrats voted earlier against providing federal employees with the paycheck they earned through January 15th. Among them: 57,000 TSA agents responsible for screening hundreds of million of passengers each year. 42,000 U.S. Coast Guard members who work tirelessly to protect our country. Reminder: Today marks the 27th consecutive day that Democrats have refused to even participate in good-faith negotiations to secure the …

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GOP: “negotiate?” Dems: “no thanks”

Chris Martin • January 15, 2019

According to the Washington Post, House Democrats have proven yet again that they aren’t serious about securing the border: “A group of rank-and-file House Democrats invited to meet with President Trump at the White House Tuesday refused to attend, a snub of the president and the latest sign there’s no end in sight to the weeks-long …

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party of “no” leaves town

Chris Martin • January 11, 2019

After another week of refusing to negotiate to secure the border, Democrats just packed up their bags and headed home. Two things have been made clear over the past 21 days: The American people understand there is a humanitarian and national security crisis at the southern border – and they demand border security. Democrats are …

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New year… same old Dems

Chris Martin • January 10, 2019

We heard the cheap slogans from House Democrats for years: “New leadership, a better deal, for the people.” Yeah, not so much… It started with public tussles between Democratic leadership and liberal insurgents over positions on key committees (and it’s currently not looking good for the newcomers). Then things devolved further: Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer made a joke out …

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Preview: A hypocritical and extreme response

Chris Martin • January 8, 2019

No two people better represent the Democrats’ lack of credibility on border security than Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. Here are the facts: In 2006, Senator Schumer and 79 other Senate Democrats voted in favor of a bill that authorized 700 miles of fencing on our southern border 64 House Democrats also crossed party lines and voted …

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First 70%, now this…

Chris Martin • January 7, 2019

Less than a week after claiming a majority in the House, Democrats are already announcing their plans to increase taxes and stop the historic economic growth ushered by GOP tax reform in its tracks. First it was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposing a 70 percent tax rate, and now this via Roll Call today: “Rep. John Yarmuth, the …

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70 percent tax? “call me a radical”

Chris Martin • January 4, 2019

We all knew a self-described socialist like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would push for tax increases, but on her second day in Congress she’s already launching a full-blown assault on American taxpayers. In an interview set to air Sunday, Ocasio-Cortez proposed a tax bracket of 70 percent: “Once you get to the tippie-tops, on your $10 millionth dollar, sometimes …

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“New” House speaker elected

Chris Martin • January 3, 2019

Democrats across the country promised they would not support Nancy Pelosi for Speaker because “new leadership” was needed in Washington. Many of them broke that promise on their first day in office. Specifically:  -Gil Cisneros (CA-39) – San Francisco Chronicle, 6/21/18 -Andy Kim (NJ-03) – New Jersey Globe, 6/23/18 -Haley Stevens (MI-11) – Detroit News, 7/31/18 -Rashida …

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The 100th Armistice Day

Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • November 9, 2018

This year, Veterans Day also marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. As I reflect on this milestone year and all the men and women who have defended our great experiment in self-governance since our founding, I can’t help …

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