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GOP Senators Gave Green Light for Trump to Raid Military Budget to Fund Wall; Red Lights Flashing as States Fear Impact

Many of the 41 Republican Senators who voted to stand with President Trump and his fake emergency declaration, instead of with the constitution or their constituents, have been coming in for heavy national and state criticism. In particular, Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Ben Sasse (R-NE), and Thom Tillis (R-NC) are facing deserved … Continue reading »

Sen. Rand Paul Lays Down Marker for Rest of Senate GOP to Oppose Trump’s Emergency Declaration Power Grab

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has announced his intention to vote for the resolution blocking President Trump’s unconstitutional and unpopular emergency declaration. The news means that the Senate will have the necessary votes to join the House in passing the resolution and issuing a sharp rebuke to Trump’s entirely fake national emergency. The development also amps … Continue reading »

More Conservative Voices Call on GOP to Stand with Constitution and Vote Yes on Resolution to Block Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Later today, the House of Representatives will vote on a resolution, H.J.Res. 46, to block President Trump’s unconstitutional and unpopular emergency declaration. America’s Voice strongly recommends a YES vote on the resolution. As Pili Tobar, Deputy Director for America’s Voice, stated yesterday: National security experts overwhelmingly agree, there is no actual emergency along the border … Continue reading »

Home State Ed Boards and Observers: McConnell and GOP Senators Should Bypass Trump, Forget the Wall, and Re-open the Government

A growing number of home state editorials, columns, and letters to the editor are calling on Senator Mitch McConnell and fellow Senate Republicans to find a way forward to end the absurd and damaging government shutdown over the offensive and ridiculous border wall. Below are a few of our favorite recent examples of in-state voices … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “Republicans Have Learned Nothing From the Midterms”

In a must-read piece, Alex Shephard of The New Republic captures the fact that the GOP is repeating the errors of the 2018 midterms by leaning on racism and xenophobia. It backfired then, and it is backfiring again. Shephard’s piece is excerpted below and available in full here. Ahead of last year’s midterms, President Trump … Continue reading »

Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans Are Enabling a “Fool’s Impulse”

Today’s Must-Read Pieces from Gerson, Vox and TPM The absurdity of the ongoing government shutdown over the border wall implicates a President who is in over his head and can’t find an exit strategy that feeds his ego. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans are not operating as a co-equal branch of government, but … Continue reading »

GOP Midterm Strategy: Deafening Silence on What Matters; Loud Roars on What Doesn’t

House and Senate GOP Leadership Linked to New Immigration Attack Ads – Latest Reminder that Desperate Republicans Are Running on Division In Hopes of Distracting Voters The Republican embrace of immigrant-bashing not limited to President Trump and Rep. Steve King (R-IA). Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are jumping in with both feet. … Continue reading »

Here’s What You WON’T See in Today’s House GOP Resolution on ICE

When it comes to immigration, House Republicans haven’t done much this year — they haven’t taken action to defend the status of Dreamers, or passed legislation to protect nearly a million immigrants whose temporary protected status is in danger, or done anything to prevent the tragedy of thousands of children being separated from their parents. … Continue reading »

We Have a Copy of the Unvarnished First Draft of the House GOP Resolution on ICE!

With House Republicans set to stage a show vote resolution regarding ICE later today, America’s Voice is excited to report that we have uncovered what appears to be the unvarnished, first draft of the GOP resolution. While we hear that the final version that will receive a House vote today has been through just a … Continue reading »

House GOP “Moderates” in Epic Fail

Curbelo, Denham Promise Big, Deliver Nothing, End Up Hurting Dreamer Cause Yesterday, the House Republican effort to pass an immigration bill crashed and burned. A bill negotiated by Speaker Paul Ryan, backed by “GOP moderates” and supported by President Trump, went down to defeat by a margin of 121-301. The following is a statement by … Continue reading »