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Monday, October 22, 2018

A Democratic House majority could be dangerous for our country – here’s why

With the Nov. 6 midterm elections in sight, the message of U.S. House Republicans to voters has been consistent. GOP candidates are touting their pro-growth policies that have led to our nation’s strong economy and increased paychecks for millions. They are contrasting that with the increased chaos and disorder that a Democratic-controlled House would bring.

To make that contrast clear, Republicans have explicitly pointed out that should Democrats take control of the House they will reinstall Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., as speaker. That would allow her to pursue a far-left agenda that would stunt the aforementioned positive developments.

What gets less attention is the fact that not only would Pelosi be leading the House, but she’s saidher chief lieutenants would replace GOP leaders atop some of the most important congressional committees. These individuals would have wide latitude to make decisions and impact policy in stark opposition to how Republican committee chairs have operated.

For example, currently at the helm of the House Armed Services Committee is Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas. He has been a champion for America’s military by giving our troops their largest pay raise since 2010 and making the most significant investment in our armed forces in a decade-and-a-half.



Anonymous said...

Almost as dangerous as a President who helps Saudi billionaires cover up murders.

Anonymous said...

We already knew it would be bad. Even if they keep the minority they'll still be the envy-wracked obstructionists that they are.

Jeff said...

I will have to hold my nose and vote for Andy Harris even though he doesn't deserve another term in office.

I haven't seen much support for Trump from him or any help or support for the shore. I think Colvin will vote with the Democrats and the party line.