"This one is the 18th school shooting just this year ... Congress has been complicit. Congress bears responsibility."
The U.S. Congress raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Friday after a meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer failed to produce a deal.
"It has now been more than 150 days of this new administration ... and they have yet to pass a single substantive piece of legislation of any kind."
Republicans in Congress won't touch Trump's agenda with a 20-foot pole – and it's only been four months since he took office.
Due to the rise of Donald Trump et al, Human Rights Watch declared that the United States is now a global threat to human rights.
Republicans blocked amendments that would protect the “most popular and effective provisions” of the ACA, including some with no fiscal impact.
It is apparent that Democrats are on pace to repeat the electoral debacle of 2010 that allowed conservatives to take control of Congress
The Kochs want to pollute with impunity by simply claiming they were unaware that it was a federal violation to poison the air and water
Republicans are looking for ways to increase the already bloated defense budget they claim is woefully underfunded. And, as is their wont, they are targeting domestic programs due to their regard for the "out-of-control" and "unsustainable deficit."
Every one of the Koch Republicans, and their oily Democratic cohorts, who voted to approve a State Department construction permit for TransCanada to build the KeystoneXL pipeline across America's international border with Canada are guilty of violating the Constitution's long-standing Separation of Powers.
If Democrats had proposed any of their current populist plans last year, Republicans would have went into the midterm elections defending their religious allegiance to the richest one-percent of income earners and their highly-profitable corporations.
It is amazing that Republicans who could not pass any legislation last year, spent the first four days of the 114th Congress stealing from women, retired and disabled Americas, large corporations' employees, and various government departments and the Executive Branch.
Once again, President Obama has out-maneuvered Republican plans to further wreak havoc on the nation, and although a clean funding bill would have been ideal, it was never going to happen because Republicans.
A new CNN poll found that the American people aren't buying what Republicans are selling as 73% of those polled said the GOP has done nothing to address the nation's problems.