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House Democrats’ Legislative Calendar Falls Short Of What Is Required For Congress To Do Its Essential Business

Press Team • June 2, 2020

On Friday, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer released a calendar detailing how the House will do business in the coming weeks and months. In a letter, he explained that committees will operate and work to prepare legislation for the entire month of June, and the full House will not meet in-session to consider legislation until the end of …

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House Dems Use Proxy To Vote Because They Don’t Want To Show Up To Work

Press Team • May 29, 2020

Democrats’ Proxy Voting Scheme In today’s Wall Street Journal, the editorial board calls Speaker Pelosi’s proxy voting plan “legally dubious,” and says that it “will create uncertainty about any legislation Congress passes.” The Wall Street Journal (Editorial): “Pelosi’s Proxy Voting Ploy” On top of this, some of the 76 House Democrats who voted using a proxy earlier this week …

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Dems Use Proxy Voting Scheme To Attend Rocket Launch Instead Of Fulfilling Their Constitutional Duty

Press Team • May 28, 2020

Democrats’ Proxy Voting Scheme Yesterday, House Republicans formally announced that they were filing a lawsuit to challenge the constitutionality of House Democrats’ proxy voting scheme. See below for full video of the press conference held explaining the lawsuit, and click on these hyperlinks for highlights:             Even after the lawsuit was filed, 76 House Democrats – nearly a third …

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House Dems Throw Out The Constitution To Vote By Proxy

Press Team • May 26, 2020

House Democrats Prepare To Vote By Proxy Last week, Speaker Pelosi designated a “covered period,” pursuant to the resolution passed by House Democrats that instituted proxy voting. Already, 18 Democrats have sent letters designating a proxy to vote in their place on the House floor. This proxy voting scheme was adopted along partisan lines, and may be unconstitutional. The …

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Partisan Attacks Are More Important For House Dems Than Holding China Accountable

Press Team • May 22, 2020

House Democrats Still Refuse To Govern Responsibly  In a floor speech yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell again pointed out that House Democrats have refused to govern responsibly in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Specifically, he noted that House Democrats have refused to convene the chamber to address the crisis that the country is facing, …

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House Democrats Continue To Choose Partisan Politics Over Governing

Press Team • May 21, 2020

House Democrats Continue Their Perpetual Impeachment Efforts Earlier this week, House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee called on the Supreme Court to allow them to review grand jury material from the Mueller Report to determine if there was new evidence that would allow them to impeach President Trump, again: CNN: “House Democrats tell Supreme Court they need …

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House Democrats Call For Reckless Cuts To The Military, Cancel Hearing, & Refuse To Hold China Accountable

Press Team • May 20, 2020

House Democrats Call For Reckless Cuts To The Military 29 House Democrats signed a letter to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) and the leading Republican on the committee Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) calling for a reduction in defense spending. Politico: “Progressive lawmakers push to slash defense budget during pandemic” This reckless proposal would only …

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Democrats are more focused on attacking American businesses instead of holding China accountable

Press Team • May 19, 2020

In remarks on the Senate floor yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell contrasted the approach that his chamber has taken with House Democrats’ insistence on “partisan pointlessness.”: SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL: “In other words, we’ve done more for the American people in two weeks on this side of the Capitol than the House of Representatives has …

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Even Some House Ds Know Pelosi’s Bill Is A Partisan Fairytale

Press Team • May 15, 2020

Today, the House is set to vote on Speaker Pelosi’s $3 trillion coronavirus “relief” bill that stands no chance of ever becoming law. Their 1,800-page bill is a partisan wish list and an attempt by Democrats to use COVID-19 as an opportunity to enact their agenda. It is full of provisions that have nothing to …

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“your side walked away from bipartisanship”

Press Team • May 7, 2020

Congress must be united to counter the threat posed by China. Earlier this year, House Republicans tried to work with Democrats to establish a bipartisan group. Democrats agreed, then refused, and now they’re attacking @GOPLeader and House Republicans. WaPo reporter Josh Rogin pointed out their blatant partisanship: Dear @RepMcGovern, the facts are that Dem leadership …

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