March 7, 2018 Blog
“[The tax bill] will give a much-needed lift to the economy, create jobs, promote competitiveness...” – Speaker Paul Ryan Trust us, Republicans said. The massive corporate windfall from the GOP tax scam, delivered by mortgaging the future of the American middle class, was really about jobs and wages for workers.
March 6, 2018 Blog
This week, Americans across Texas and Illinois take to the polls in the first primary of the 2018 election cycle. Yet, U.S. National Security Administration Director Admiral Mike Rogers testified before Congress last week that Russian interference is likely to continue into 2018 and that ‘what we’ve done hasn’t been enough.’ And how has the Republican-led Congress responded? Under Speaker Ryan's leadership:
Despite House Republicans’ efforts to contort the facts, newly uncovered internal Republican polling reveals Americans recognize exactly how little the #GOPTaxScam is giving to working families compared to the massive windfall for corporations and the wealthiest 1 percent.
March 1, 2018 Blog
ATTENTION PRESIDENT TRUMP AND ALL CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICANS! While the GOP continues to try to sabotage Americans’ health care, a new Kaiser Family Foundation Poll has found that favorability of the Affordable Care Act is at an all-time high.
March 1, 2018 Blog
Republicans repeatedly promised the American people that the GOP Tax Scam’s massive tax breaks for corporations were about raising wages and creating jobs – not about enriching CEOs, corporate shareholders and GOP donors.
February 28, 2018 Blog
Earlier this month, Speaker Ryan touted a school secretary who saw only a $1.50 increase in her paycheck from the GOP tax scam. Unfortunately, millions of hard-working Americans earning the minimum wage aren’t doing much better.
February 13, 2018 Blog
Yesterday, President Trump – aka ‘the king of debt’ – rolled out a cruel budget proposal that would sharply raise the federal deficit by more than $7 trillion, showing the compounding cruelty of the deficit-exploding GOP tax scam. Now, President Trump’s budget proposal is being slammed from all sides – including from Republicans enraged that their President has pulled back the curtain on the GOP’s deficit hypocrisy:
February 12, 2018 Blog
TODAY, the White House unveiled their infrastructure plan, claiming ‘$1.5 trillion’ to invest in ‘our failing infrastructure and develop innovative projects.’ But here’s the reality: President Trump is actually only proposing $200 billion in federal funding, while his budget even slashes critical infrastructure funding to the Department of Transportation by nearly 20 percent and the Army Corps of Engineers by 22 percent.
February 9, 2018 Blog
400: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of February 6, 2018 211: Days the GOP House has been in session, 56 of which were pro-forma days in which the House gaveled in & out in a matter of minutes & no legislative business was completed
February 8, 2018 Blog
President Trump might (wrongly) think that the Russia investigation is a hoax, but there is one thing he cannot deny: Russia is coming for the 2018 elections. In fact, CIA Director Pompeo said again last week that he has ‘every expectation’ that Russia will interfere in the midterm elections.