Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tag: Mitch McConnell

The secret health care bill

If this shameful bill is enacted, McConnell and Trump – as well as every Republican senator who signs on – will bear the burden of hundreds of thousands of deaths

Climate deniers in congress received over $80 million in dirty money

142 representatives and 38 senators have received a total of $82,882,725 from the coal, oil and gas industries.

Republicans are running out of time to use their secret weapon

But quite a bit of damage has already been done.

GOP ignores confirmation procedures, rushes ahead with Trump’s nominees

Apparently insisting on “fair and consistent application” doesn’t apply in this situation.

Mitch McConnell: We Won’t Vote on Garland Because the NRA Opposes...

Did Mitch McConnell just admit to Republicans being in bed with the NRA?

Does Mitch McConnell Really Give a Damn About the Supreme Court?

Ideology has never been as important to the Senate majority leader as power.

Why Should You and I Have to Keep Paying Mitch McConnell’s...

We're paying this guy a salary of $174,000 a year, plus another $19,400 for his "service" as majority leader. It's insulting that he won't even go through the motions of doing his job.

Another GOP Senator Wavers, Says He’s Open To A Vote On...

Another GOP Senator breaks with McConnell's hard-line position. Senator Ron Johnson says he's open to a vote on President Obama’s nominee.

WATCH: John Oliver Blasts Republicans for Failing to do Their Job

John Oliver couldn't help tearing the GOP apart for their actions following Justice Scalia's death.

Will Corporate America Confront GOP Climate Denial?

As a matter of policy, the Republican Party obstructs any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. The time is surely coming when the corporate environmentalists will have to confront the Republican Party.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Is Pelosi preparing to drop a bombshell on the Senate impeachment trial?

We have no way of knowing what Pelosi will do, we can only speculate and hope that she does something that will prove to the American people that he is guilty as charged.