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House Democrats seek legislative wins as GOP offers tough votes


Democrats, months away from midterm elections where the GOP is favored to take over the House, are seeking to pass bills to show they have been able to do something productive for the country while still having full control from Washington, DC, as Republicans also look to put them on the record against the hard-line bills.

Like Politics pointed out, Democrats have used the past week to pass legislation in a wide range of areas playing “mole tricks” with multiple national crises, such as formula shortages, soaring inflation and high gas prices, so they can improve their campaign talking points in a bid to avoid outright defeat in November.

Far-left Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman (NY) said Politics, “We have to show people that we are working hard,” referring to the number of bills his party is trying to pass.

However, most bills Democrats seek to pass could pass the House, but not the Senate, which is evenly split between Republicans and Democrats 50-50.

Despite the possible legislative graveyard in the Senate, Democrats still want to push bills through the House to show their constituents they’ve tried to fix the problems — many of which say they were caused by Democratic policies. , for starters – hoping to get someone in front of President Joe Biden to sign.

“These are issues that concern the American public. And we understand that there are limited windows here in the legislative calendar,” House Democrat Caucus Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA) Vice Chairman, said members were traveling to Washington to vote. “So it can sometimes feel a bit frazzled, but it’s our desire to try to do something, to bring meaningful relief to people in their daily lives.”

But as Democrats begin to feel the pressure from voters, they will more than likely try to blame Republicans for getting in the way if they fail to push through legislation.

Republicans — who look increasingly likely to take the House after the midterm elections as they gain momentum — are also forcing votes in the House to have Democrats register for opposing legislation that they say would help solve the problems caused by the Democrats.

In recent weeks, House Republicans have attempted several votes, which have failed due to lack of support from Democrats — as at least a handful of Democrats are needed to pass Republican-led legislation.

For example, Democrats did not join Republicans in considering a bill to end Biden’s Ministry of Truth; an invoice to to prohibit the TSA from accepting an arrest warrant or notice to appear as valid identification to board a plane; an invoice to To allow law enforcement agencies to use federal grants to provide hiring and retention bonuses to police officers; and blocked an invoice six times more would like to promote American energy independence.

Democrats also did not join Republicans in approving an amendment to use existing funds for food-related supply chain disruption. used to deal with the shortage of infant formula.

Jacob Bliss is a reporter for Breitbart News. Write to him at jbliss@breitbart.com or follow him on Twitter @JacobMBliss.



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