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Report: Top GOP donors upset with legislative failures
2017 CAPITOL HILL PUBLISHING CORP. ^ | 10/05/17 08:57 AM EDT | BY OLIVIA BEAVERS -

Posted on 10/05/2017 6:25:36 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines

Top GOP donors are reportedly angry over the Republican Party's legislative failures, telling lawmakers their wallets are closed until something passes through the chambers....

As the GOP agenda stalls, party contributors are slowing down their cash donations until the lawmakers start showing they can get results and keep their key promises to undo Obama-era measures.

With the 2018 midterms just around the corner, GOP lawmakers are trying to reassure the donors that they can deliver.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: mcconnell; mitch; republicans; rinos; ryan; thomas; uniparty; wachtel
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Even the donor class is fed up with McConnell and Ryan
1 posted on 10/05/2017 6:25:36 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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Ryan and the House are hiding behind McCain, Collins, Murkowski, etc. in the senate. They pat themselves on the back for passing something, but they aren’t surprised by negative votes in the senate. They know how it’s going to go.


2 posted on 10/05/2017 6:29:15 AM PDT by xzins (Retired US Army chaplain. Support our troops by praying for their victory.)
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I know I am fed up!


3 posted on 10/05/2017 6:29:40 AM PDT by ealgeone
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I don’t give anything to the GOP. I support individual candidates.


4 posted on 10/05/2017 6:29:55 AM PDT by Slyfox (Are you tired of winning yet?)
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Then they should have no problem communicating that to them personally and inform the gutless, lying POS that they will be funding their replacements in their next primary...


5 posted on 10/05/2017 6:30:49 AM PDT by Common Sense 101
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Top GOP donors are reportedly angry over the Republican Party's legislative failures, telling lawmakers their wallets are closed until something passes through the chambers....

Maybe that will be the laxative to finally get the Congressional GOP moving. They obviously don't care about betraying their voters, but if it's going to hit their campaign funds then they might start taking their own words and promises seriously.
6 posted on 10/05/2017 6:32:24 AM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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Wait, being in Congress is about legislation, not fundraising?


7 posted on 10/05/2017 6:33:54 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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Then the pissants have the temerity to issue a press release to claim that Bannon and Gorka are insignificant. But K Street will make every attempt to keep deluding the establishment.


8 posted on 10/05/2017 6:34:51 AM PDT by mazda77
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According to the full article, the donors are communicating it personally:

Thomas Wachtell, a longtime party donor, confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) about getting a legislative win during a recent dinner at the home of Los Angeles billionaire Robert Day...two dozen attendees who witnessed the testy exchange....Wachtell told the news outlet that McConnell reacted defensively...

"The GOP leaders should know, no movement on remaining agenda: tax reform, infrastructure, deregulation, etc. means no funding from supporters like me,” one angry donor said to a longtime Republican fundraiser in an email forwarded to Politico. “No meetings, calls, contributions until we see progress.”


9 posted on 10/05/2017 6:36:56 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines (Their side circles the wagons. Our side revs up the bus.)
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Top GOP donors America is upset with the legislative failures legislature!


10 posted on 10/05/2017 6:37:11 AM PDT by Strac6 ("Mrs. Strac, Pilatus, and Sig Sauer: All the fun things in my life are Swiss!")
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The problem is not McConnell and Ryan; it is the members: McCain, Collins, Paul, etc.
11 posted on 10/05/2017 6:39:32 AM PDT by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began.)
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It’s good they are talking tough..especially with the 2018 mid-terms around the corner.
It’s about time for RINOs to start talking like they are ultra-consetvatives,too.


12 posted on 10/05/2017 6:42:41 AM PDT by Leep (Less talk more ACTiON!)
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And then there is this little issue about confirming appointees, none of which has happened recently. How about an Obminubs confirmation - list all the nominations on a sheet of paper, tell Schumer that if he fillibusters you will go nuclear, and then pass them all.

Go slow. Take the morning off. Do it this afternoon. A kindergarten mock UN could do it, how about the professionals?

13 posted on 10/05/2017 6:42:42 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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NOW we’ll see action.


14 posted on 10/05/2017 6:43:39 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually" (Hendrix))
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Same here. I’ve never given a dime to the party.


15 posted on 10/05/2017 6:44:40 AM PDT by clintonh8r (AMERICA! THANK YOU FOR MAKING MY SCREEN NAME OBSOLETE!)
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“With the 2018 midterms just around the corner, GOP lawmakers are trying to reassure the donors that they can deliver.”

The problem is that they’re out of “But we can’t do that, the Dems are blocking us” excuses. The only thing blocking the GOP... is the GOP.


16 posted on 10/05/2017 6:44:53 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: af_vet_1981

McConnell and Ryan are at fault because they let McCain, Collins, et al misbehave without severe consequences for their actions. Mostly because McTurtle and Lyin actually endorse their actions.


17 posted on 10/05/2017 6:46:40 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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The “donor” class is probably mad about the failure to
give citizenship to illegals and the failure to get more H-1B visas.


18 posted on 10/05/2017 6:46:43 AM PDT by PTBAA
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Most of the stuff they tried to pass would still fall into the Legislative Failure bin if it had passed.


19 posted on 10/05/2017 6:50:58 AM PDT by Paladin2 (No spelchk nor wrong word auto substition on mobile dev. Please be intelligent and deal with it....)
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Outstanding. It just goes to show how arrogant and ignorant that turtle-faced POS actually is... thanks for posting, I had to post and run before reading the article.


20 posted on 10/05/2017 6:51:15 AM PDT by Common Sense 101
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