Tag Archives: Republicans

Commentary: Republicans Have Given Up on Democracy

voting

Mitchell Zimmerman, Common Dreams  Seven out of ten Republicans—like seven of ten Democrats—believe that American democracy is in danger of collapse. Both sides correctly fear the end of our democracy. But they see the danger very differently. Trump and his GOP supporters prefer overthrowing American constitutional democracy to allowing voters to decide …

Read More »

House Voting To Eliminate Three Trump-Era Rules

Trump

House Democrats are preparing to vote to eliminate three Trump-era rules. The lawmakers will use the Congressional Review Act to take aim at rules governing methane regulations, lending practices, and employment discrimination cases. The first Trump-era rule Democrats are looking to eliminate got rid of methane emissions standards for the oil …

Read More »

Senate Democrats Considering $6 Trillion Reconciliation Package

infrastructure

Senate Democrats are talking over a $6 trillion infrastructure package to be passed via reconciliation in case bipartisan efforts backfire. The Democrats are looking to expand President Joe Biden’s $4 trillion jobs and family plans. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders says that “we’ve got to deal with structural problems facing …

Read More »

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Introduces ‘Fire Fauci Act’

Fire Fauci Act

House Republicans, led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, introduced the ‘Fire Fauci Act’ on Tuesday. The legislation would remove Dr. Anthony Fauci as director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases over his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would reduce Fauci’s salary to zero dollars …

Read More »