Discussion: Group Of Former Republican Lawmakers Urge GOP To Terminate Emergency Declaration

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“How much are you willing to undermine both the Constitution and the Congress in order to advance a policy outcome that by all other legitimate means in not achievable?” they wrote.

welcome back 2017

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“How much are you willing to undermine both the Constitution and the Congress in order to advance a policy outcome that by all other legitimate means in not achievable?”

I think we already know the answer to that question. They will do whatever they think they need to do to get re-elected and stay on the Koch et al. payroll.

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Their question revised for accuracy: “How much are you willing to undermine both the Constitution and the Congress in order to appease the petulant child in the White House?”. Well watch and you will see just how willing. And when you appease the child he doesn’t learn anything. This is a case of really bad parenting.

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Group no longer under any threat of retaliation from strong man cult leader bravely stands up to him.

Not to diminish that they’re speaking up but it’s bleeding obvious that this is the only ethical position, which the vast majority of Republicans in Congress would take if they weren’t afraid of the resulting volley of Tweets announcing their being primaried.

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Nice try.

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“How quaint. We’ll hold onto this and pull it out when there’s a Democrat president.”

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“How much are you willing to undermine both the Constitution and the Congress in order to advance a policy outcome that by all other legitimate means in not achievable?”

Please check below:

Quite willing / Willing / Luke Warm Willing / OK
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Now that they are out of office and have no deals or elections to lose they can do some things for the good of the US and not just their pocketbook?

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Group of Former Republican Lawmakers URGES…

FIFY

Josh, please spend some of our “Prime” money on copy editors. Please.

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Operative is “Former”

I do not believe that this is a matter of donors for the present creeps in the Senate.

It’s Blackmail. There are too many things…like the sudden change in Ukraine policy and…

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The silence regarding this from all levels of the GOP.

Where are the “the people want to know” journalists? More important (and vital) where are the people questioning those “journalists”? ****

**** AKA “Presenters”

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It seems that so far everyone is missing the point these people are trying to make.

To you, we ask this question: what will you do when a president of another party uses the precedent you are establishing to impose policies to which you are unalterably opposed?

Their only real worry is that Democrats might use the power in the future. So fuck them! They deserve no credit for “speaking out”.

(And they really have no reason to worry. After all, the problem with the Democratic Party is that when they have power they refuse to use it. The opposite if true for Republican’ts.)

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These guys are just former lawmakers. What we need are more former republicans.

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The GOP is a cult, intervention is too late.

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Donald: “Has beens”

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Republicans only discover their spines and patriotism once they are out of office.

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“How much are you willing to undermine both the Constitution and the Congress in order to advance a policy outcome that by all other legitimate means in not achievable?”

like gerrymandering? non counting ballots? altering ballots? not appointing judges under a president you don’t like? appointing judges who are unfit for the bench so they will deny justice to others? Like not checking security clearances, backgrounds, actions of White House personnel properly? Like giving nuclear technology, arms, and trade deals with Saudi Arabia - the country that fostered many of the September 11th terrorists? That kind of undermining?
Thanks for taking the time between golf rounds to write this out. Don’t bother cancelling your ski vacation, FOX and other news shows won’t be calling for your opinion.

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And even then, their spines are end stage osteoporotic.

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Ah, the courage that comes to GOPers once they’re out of office!

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They could only round up 23 Profiles in Courage? Is this as much as a fraction of one percent of the available universe? I am not looking for Duke Cunningham. But no Eric Cantor? Six of the 23 signees are from New England. That’s about 4.5% of the US population whose ONLY Republican member of Congress is the estimable Susan Collins (ME). My former member of Congress Jim Kolbe, AZ is on the list. When he had the chance in real time, Kolbe voted FOR the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. Mr. Kolbe came out of the closet shortly after that vote, preempting a revenge outing by The Advocate for his vote on the issue. He has evolved a long way since that time (as has most of the country), and congratulations to him.


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