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Jenkins: 352 bills are sitting on Harry Reid's desk, awaiting action
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins ^ | July 29th, 2014 | Lynn Jenkins

Posted on 08/07/2014 1:15:02 PM PDT by george76

At the weekly press conference with Republican leaders Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02) discussed the 352 bills – 98% which passed with bipartisan support in the House – that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid refuses to bring up for a vote

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“The President is fond of referring to the House as the “Do-Nothing Congress.” But we have 352 reasons why it’s a “Do-Nothing Senate.”

352 bills are sitting on Harry Reid’s desk, awaiting action.

98% of them passed with bipartisan support. Republicans and Democrats working together to pass legislation.

50% of the bills passed unanimously, with no opposition.

70% of the bills passed with 2/3rds support in the House.

And over 55 bills were introduced by Democrats.

(Excerpt) Read more at lynnjenkins.house.gov ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia; US: Kansas; US: Nevada; US: New York; US: Ohio; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: jenkins; lynnjenkins

1 posted on 08/07/2014 1:15:02 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Every Republican needs to continuously beat this like a drum. They should have press conferences to say this, and only this, and walk away.

Every day.


2 posted on 08/07/2014 1:16:58 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: george76

Harry The Reid leans so far forward that he can’t see them


3 posted on 08/07/2014 1:17:28 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: henkster

Yes, every damn day with the current number and a countdown on how many days it has been since the oldest one was passed out of the U.S. House.


4 posted on 08/07/2014 1:22:32 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: henkster

Yes, but until the MSM starts asking about and injecting this into the conversation every time a pundit or dem talks about the do-nothing congress, it still won’t make much difference.


5 posted on 08/07/2014 1:22:50 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: george76

depending on what’s in those bills, that may be the best place for them. (and us.)


6 posted on 08/07/2014 1:25:21 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: molson209
"Harry The Reid leans so far forward that he can’t see them"

Reid is so progressive, his head has progressed up his backside.

7 posted on 08/07/2014 1:29:37 PM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: Vigilanteman

Have a banner with a number on it...the number of days since the democrat Senate has passed a budget.


8 posted on 08/07/2014 1:30:56 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: george76

9 posted on 08/07/2014 1:36:50 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: henkster

They have to have the token talking head Republican on these shows. It’s time for us to march in lockstep and have some of the same “iron discipline” Lenin put into the democrat party. The public needs the visceral punch in the gut five second soundbyte.

“The democrat Senate has been sitting on 352 bipartisan bills passed by the House. The democrat Senate has not passed a budget in X days. We invite Harry Reid to do his job.”

No matter what question is asked, no matter what rabbit hole the talking heads want to go down, every show, every question, every Republican says exactly the same thing. Stay focused, stay on message, and for God’s sake, make them play on OUR home field.


10 posted on 08/07/2014 1:36:58 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: george76
Reince Priebus - AWOL Again.

Too busy overseeing primary dirty tricks against T.E.A. Party candidates.

11 posted on 08/07/2014 1:39:13 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

Wasn’t it like 1300 days before the senate passed a budget?


12 posted on 08/07/2014 1:47:42 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Many Years!! ..another example of Obama ignoring the rule of law!


13 posted on 08/07/2014 1:49:44 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: george76

I’m calling her on this one. The House didn’t pass but 83 pieces of legislation this Congress. Unless Reid has a 4 year backlong.


14 posted on 08/07/2014 1:51:36 PM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: george76

The Dems NEED a Do Nothing Congress. Harry Reid is just doing Obama’s bidding.


15 posted on 08/07/2014 1:52:34 PM PDT by InterceptPoint (Remember Mississippi)
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To: george76

Harry can’t read or write. He is an imbecile.


16 posted on 08/07/2014 1:56:14 PM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: george76

Waterboard the a-hat.


17 posted on 08/07/2014 2:21:03 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: TexasCajun

“Reince Priebus - AWOL Again.”

He has brought this up. But he is just one of only a few voices in the wilderness.


18 posted on 08/07/2014 3:32:36 PM PDT by flaglady47 (The useful idiots always go first)
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To: Doomonyou

My thoughts exactly...we have enough laws on the books already..passing bills is just the way congress keeps its job...I propose 1 full year that congress cannot be in session and can do no more harm. If it makes us safer from the government, cut government in half each year until it seems like we need them. Dump every one employed in an alphabet bureaucracy’s, like EPA, ATF, ADA, IRS, and all others. American and Americans lived fine without them before, we can do it again...most of those dam things were given us by republican admins.


19 posted on 08/07/2014 8:21:46 PM PDT by goat granny
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Congress needs to delete 2 lines of law for every line of new law.

And no transferring responsibility of the details to the bureaucracy.

20 posted on 08/07/2014 8:26:26 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2
sounds doable, but how about this....no law or bill shall pass congress that is more than 3 pages, double spaced on 8x10 paper...written on only one side of each page.... Can't hide lots of goody for friends in that.Lawyers not needed we could all understand what is written....
21 posted on 08/07/2014 8:51:04 PM PDT by goat granny
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