Skip to comments.23 Senate Republicans Voted Against Omnibus Bill
Posted on 03/23/2018 7:16:47 PM PDT by Kartographer
Republican Sens. Bob Corker and Rand Paul made good on their promise to vote down the bill. They were joined, predictably, by fiscal conservatives Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Ben Sasse, Tom Cotton and Jeff Flake.
Sen. Chuck Grassley also voted down the measure, as did Louisiana Republicans senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy.
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They passed this in both Houses with Democrat votes. Pretty disgusting.
They knew the bill would pass.
Only one or two really meant it.
One of them will be our next candidate. I fully expect trump to resign soon. He is totally finished.
Flake is a FISCAL conservative? Really? I’m shocked to hear that given his horrendous behavior and other votes.
The No votes slots were divvied up like usual.
As posted on another thread, this is an Omnibus and not a Budget. If true, it means that the president can spend the money as he sees fit and there is nothing that Congress or anyone else can do about it.
Again, supposedly Obemba did the same thing.
Making a stand even if symbolic (which does not come close to explaining all the no votes) is far better in my estimation then rolling over to the likes of Nancy Pelosi and Chuck-U and kissing their A$$!
We need new GOP senators.
Flake, Corker, Hatch, Heller, Alexander, Graham, McCain, Murkowsky, Hoeven, Rubio, Tillis, Burr, Lankford, Gardner, Cornyn, Cochran, Collins, Sasse, Kennedy, Shelby, Ernst, Blunt, McConnell, Wicker, Portman, Isakson, Johnson, Toomey, Rounds, Thune, Gaines, Barasso and Enzi are all Bush League Republicans hell bent on making America into North Mexico
He would have been much better served to have vetoed the horrendous bill, and even if the veto were overridden, he wouldn’t have the guilty hands on the legislation. This may be like GHWB reneging on “Read My Lips: No New Taxes” 1990. Lee Atwater had us convinced that GHWB actually meant that long-remembered line. This bill will practically guarantee the official return of Speaker Pelosi in 2019, and PRyan couldn’t be more giddy.
He’ll never resign, but many more days like this and he may lose the 2020 primary (and then run as an independent - which may actually still get him reelected if the donks nominate one of their more strident communists).
We currently have FOUR U.S. Senators that side with U.S. citizens and the rule of law.
Cotton, Perdue, Cruz and Grassley.
The rest are mostly OK with the illegal alien inundation, some have made it their life’s work.
Trump could threaten to resign after the November elections. That would scare the gop voters straight. Might even motivate the left to vote but that would be ok. America just may not be good enough for President Trump. Cut Defense when the Rats hold the WH and overspend on domestic to get adequate defense spending. We’re losing.
This is getting worse and worse as people read through that bill. Look at this.......
This is in addition to this........
$12m for Scholarships for Lebanon
o $20m for Middle East Partnership Initiative Scholarship Program
o $12m in military funding for Vietnam
o $3.5m in nutrition assistance to Laos
o $15m in Developmental assistance to China
o $10m for Women LEOs in Afghanistan
o $1m for the World Meteorological Organization
o $218m for Promoting Democracy Development in Europe (yep..the birthplace of democracy needs promoting)
o $25m for International Religious Freedom
o $10m for disadvantaged Egyptian Students
o $1.371bn for Contributions to International Organizations
o $51m to promote International Family Planning and Reproductive Health
o $7m promoting International Conservation
o $10m for UN Environmental Programs
o $961 million to destroy our chemical weapons. Who was it, exactly, who convinced our government to pay billions to develop weapons we now find deplorable?
o $5m for Vietnam Education Foundation Grants
o $2.579m for Commission on Security and Co-operation in Europe
o $15m to USAID for promoting international higher education between universities
o $2.696bn for International Disaster Assistance
o $1m for the Cultural Antiquities Task Force
o $6.25m for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation
o $20m for Countering Foreign State Propaganda
o $12m for Countering State Disinformation and Pressure
I don’t think President Trump is a quitter. Unreal that he would threaten to resign. He knows this country needs him at this moment in time. God placed him there.