Statements about Congressional Rules

In the "do-nothing Senate," there are 352 House bills "sitting on Harry Reid’s desk awaiting action," including 55 introduced by Democrats.  

Says Rep. Renee Ellmers voted for the government shutdown 21 times.

"FACT: Repealing Obamacare would be easier than repealing Prohibition."

If the Trans-Pacific Partnership "is fast-tracked through the Senate, it won't receive a committee assignment" and the consideration will include "no debate."

On changing the rules for filibusters on presidential nominees

On changing the rules for filibusters on presidential nominees

On changing the rules for filibusters on presidential nominees

"In the history of the United States, 168 presidential nominees have been filibustered, 82 blocked under President Obama, 86 blocked under all the other presidents."

Says Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has "blocked the Senate over 400 times."

Congressional lawmakers earn their salaries "FOR LIFE," which for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi would add up to "$803,700 Dollars a year for LIFE including FREE medical."

"A strong bipartisan majority" in the House of Representatives "voted to defund Obamacare."

"The United States Senate — Democrats and Republicans — (voted) to keep our government open."

"The House did vote against engagement in Kosovo, and Bill Clinton kept fighting anyway. And, then, ultimately, a vote did pass."

President Barack Obama has "announced that he would not sign ANY spending bills this year unless sequestration spending cuts are eliminated."

Says Barack Obama is getting his nominees confirmed "faster than President (George W.) Bush was at the same time in his second term."

A bill to advance the Keystone XL Pipeline "is an earmark" under House rules.

Says of a failed cloture vote on nominating Chuck Hagel for defense secretary: "This is not a filibuster."

"When Congress voted to condemn Iran for sentencing a Christian pastor to death, (U.S. Rep. Lois) Capps was the only member who voted no."

A bill that could restrict free speech when the president is nearby was signed by President Barack Obama "in secret."

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