House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), joined by 22 committee ranking members, called on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to immediately reopen the U.S. Capitol complex to the American people. For close to two years, the U.S. Capitol and congressional office buildings have been closed to the public. “The U.S. Capitol is … Continue reading Comer, ranking members demand Pelosi reopen the Capitol to the American people
The House Democratic Whip said the pandemic offered "a tremendous opportunity to restructure things to fit our vision."
The Democrat majority is playing chicken with a government shutdown by tying the debt ceiling to a CR so they can enact their multi-trillion-dollar partisan tax and spending spree – which currently clocks in at $4.3 trillion – no matter the harm it will do; no matter how it will fuel more inflation that is crippling family budgets.
"This is unacceptable and cowardly, and it is endemic of why this institution and this town are so rightfully hated."
An additional $28 billion in spending will be added to the bill by Democrat Leadership after the Committee completed the markup—a stunning dereliction of process.
Democrats’ totalitarian tendencies are putting American values, freedoms, and livelihoods at stake. They promise to know what is best for America while they push for more government interference and less freedom.
“Blackouts, unaffordable electricity bills, tax hikes, entire American industries and jobs destroyed, no hope to cure diseases, long lines of the sick begging the government for lifesaving treatments, and weak American defenses against our adversaries like China and Russia."
“Friday’s markup was a disastrous sham from start to finish, and my Democrat colleagues should be ashamed of their complete disregard of process and decorum. Democrats refused to adequately address the implications of President Biden’s many tax proposals, and ultimately, farm families will end up footing the bill for this reckless spending package. The message couldn’t be clearer—President Biden, Speaker Pelosi, and Congressional Democrats are perfectly fine leaving rural America in the dust.”
Prior to the start of this unconstitutional farce, Congress voted in-person regardless of surrounding circumstances. We did not allow proxy voting while the nation was engulfed in the Civil War, after the Capitol building was on fire during the War of 1812, during World War II or in the wake of 9/11. We shouldn't be doing it now.
Schumer is taking Pelosi’s “pass the bill so you can find out what’s in it” approach to a new low