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Re: Corruption in Government
« Reply #660 on: June 08, 2018, 05:58:19 pm »
Why the GOP 🦍 Really Wants to Cancel the Senate’s August Recess

WRITTEN BY Robin Marty , Care2

PUBLISHED June 8, 2018

SNIPPET:

McConnell cites a “judicial crisis” of empty seats that still need to be filled — ignoring the fact that the reason so many seats remain open is because the Senate GOP refused to confirm President Barack Obama’s nominations. Regardless, for Republicans the need is real.

After all, come January 2019, there’s a strong possibility that Republicans will no longer hold the majority — and it will be the Democrats with the power to confirm or deny.

But filling up judicial vacancies is only a fig leaf for the real reason behind the clamor to keep Senate in session as often as possible. According to The Hill, the other goal is to prevent Democratic incumbents from campaigning at home, giving an advantage to their GOP challengers.

Full article:

https://truthout.org/articles/why-the-gop-really-wants-to-cancel-the-senates-august-recess/
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
For the Lord will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them. Pr. 22:22-23

 

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