Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

“Putin announced last month that Russia would expel 755 U.S. diplomats and technical personnel from the country in response to new sanctions imposed by Congress intended to punish Russia for its interference in the 2016 election. The bill passed Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support, and Trump signed it in into law, though he did so while calling it “seriously flawed” and attaching a signing statement that detailed what he deemed its ‘unconstitutional provisions.’”

Source: Perspectives: NPR — President Trump Thanks Putin For Ordering Expulsion Of U.S. Diplomats From Russia


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A video presentation making the case for obstruction of justice, showing the parallel between Nixon and Trump is almost exact.

Source: Perspectives: The Case For Obstruction of Justice (VIDEO)


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To truly represent “we the people,” our congressional representation needs to include Americans from all walks of life. But, with few exceptions, Senators and Representatives are mostly lawyers. A situation in dire need of change.

Source: Perspectives: Wired — US Scientists, Please Run for Office. The Planet Needs You


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“Here is something you should read this evening. It’s an extraordinary piece from the other GOP senator from Arizona. Jeff Flake is no fan of Donald Trump (and vice versa) but a lot of people have been waiting for someone with power, determination, and guts to stand up to the blindingly obvious truth–something needs to be done.

Source: Perspectives: Politico — My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump


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What is happening in the Congress around health care is a break from every norm we have come to expect in how we draft legislation. It is an affront to our democracy.

Source: Perspectives: Dan Rather: This isn’t just sausage making. This is a blender of BS.


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Senator Bernie Sanders’ provides a clear and understandable explanation of what’s happening in the process of repealing Obamacare.

Source: Perspectives: Senator Bernie Sanders’ clear and understandable explanation of health care debate (VIDEO)


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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a new rule on arbitration to help groups of people take companies to court

Source: Perspectives: What’s at stake in New Consumer Financial Protections


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