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‘I am so disappointed in you now, I can hardly speak’: Sen. Blunt disinvited from GOP dinner after vote against Trump

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Posted By: JoniTx, 3/23/2019 1:02:04 PM

Senator Roy Blunt’s vote against President Donald Trump’s border emergency declaration has been reaping consequences in his home state. The Missouri Republican, one of 12 who sided with Democrats to block Trump’s use of emergency powers, has come under fire by voters who feel he betrayed them and was recently disinvited from the local Christian County GOP event next month, The Kansas City Star reported. After the local party committee’s events chair initially expressed anger at Blunt’s vote and rescinded his invitation to attend the event in Ozark, the offer was extended again, according to KOLR10 News. Annual Lincoln Day

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Reply 1 - Posted by: rfr46 3/23/2019 1:09:53 PM (No. 10576)
If you can´t do the time, don´t do the crime. I sympathize with him a little, because I have reservations about using emergency powers without clear need, but this is war and not time for the weak hearted.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: red1066 3/23/2019 1:12:51 PM (No. 10574)
Well #1. If a million illegals storming the border each year seeking free everything from the American taxpayer isn´t a clear need, then I don´t know what is.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MOBeef4u 3/23/2019 1:17:52 PM (No. 10575)
This is a neighboring county and I fully understand the outrage. This was not the hill to die on if Blunt was concerned about presidential overreach. Blunt never seemed too concerned about anything Obama did. Congress has ceded a lot of power to both the executive branch and to the regulatory bureaucracy. Blunt should have supported President Trump. He has made it clear that he has become a swamp creature. I have long supported him but now see that he really doesn’t care about his constituents; those who “brung him to the dance”.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: anniebc 3/23/2019 1:22:46 PM (No. 10570)
Mr. President, that´s how you do it! We have the right man in office for such a time as this. The reality is that it´s not at all about overreach for Blunt. If it were, you´d see a pattern of consistency. Where was Blunt when obama practiced overreach for eight years? Yeah, that´s right. No consistency.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird 3/23/2019 1:26:17 PM (No. 10568)
#1 and those who have that opinion should have a look at the list of emergencies that caused past presidents to use that power. Especially Barack Obama. The current situation stands out as being far more compelling than most of those.

If this isn’t an emergency, I don’t know what is. I have no use for Blunt and those like him. They are the Swamp.

The invitation was renewed, and then Blunt could not accept because he was attending a similar event in another county. But read the scathing comments he received from those who thought he was a traitor to our country. They are out there...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Strike3 3/23/2019 1:28:51 PM (No. 10573)
For shame, forcing the poor guy to eat at McDonalds while they enjoyed their rubber chicken dinner.

The presidential overreach reason was just a lame excuse and they all know it. The GOP Lite watched for eight years while the Kenyan did everything he pleased, Constitutional or not, even helping himself to the Treasury to finance vacations and his Muslim brothers. Setting a precedent of defending the country is not a fault in a President, it is a virtue. A pox on Blunt and the other eleven RINOs.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux 3/23/2019 1:29:12 PM (No. 10579)
#3 nailed it.

Build the wall, tall and strong. No more Katie Steineles!!!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: winnie1 3/23/2019 1:35:37 PM (No. 10584)
Blunt was always a two face RINO. He sticks his rear end in the air to see which way the wind is blowing.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: walcb 3/23/2019 1:40:11 PM (No. 10580)
Hey Blunt, when Obama sent a pallet of money to Iran where did you stand on that? Was that money authorized by Congress? Don´t think so.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone 3/23/2019 1:44:49 PM (No. 10572)
Clearly Blunt is a wimpy Republican who is being controlled by the Chamber of Commerce and other business groups that want the borderline to remain insecure. That’s why he voted against President Trump.

Presidents have declared and used National Emergency declarations at least 58 times since the law was passed by Congress, you can bet that on each of those occasions those declarations involved the Administration moving around monies that had been appropriated by Congress, with Blunt having no problem with that. So Blunt’s current excuse was pure baloney. The Missouri Republican Party should knock Blunt out through the Republican primary election process.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: clancyb 3/23/2019 1:52:12 PM (No. 10567)
Blunts 2nd wife and all three of his children are lobbyists! Need I say more?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: geoguy 3/23/2019 1:57:46 PM (No. 10566)
Consequences! Get used to it.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: voxpopuli 3/23/2019 1:59:23 PM (No. 10562)
bribes and blackmail..
keeps em in line..
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bhkat 3/23/2019 2:10:38 PM (No. 10582)
The republicans who voted against Trump for "constitutional" reasons or were afraid of demorcrat presidential overreach apparently must have been asleep during Hussein´s administration.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: MeiDei 3/23/2019 2:29:34 PM (No. 10560)
A few really thoughtful comments after the article. Voting the person (your assumed perfect representative) out of office without a better shoe-in replacement is short-sighted especially if the person who disappointed you on an important vote had voted with you most of the time on other issues i.e., 2nd Amendment, judges, budgets, veteran affairs.

A well placed dis-invite from his home State is a good reminder of what is important to his/her constituents and that they are watching the voting record. Sen. Blunt should expect an invitation to a Town Hall type venue to face a well-informed, prepared and respectable citizenry.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: wilarrbie 3/23/2019 2:44:52 PM (No. 10563)
As a Missourian I can attest to Blunt´s long time function as a swamp rino, but there is no options strong enough in the primary´s. People don´t pay attention I guess. Ya shoulda seen the right-to-work law flounder here, too.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/23/2019 3:12:50 PM (No. 10583)
I think the disinvite should have been left in place. Blunt has not changed his position, or apologized for being a traitor, so he should be slapped down, and not invited to dinner.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: judy 3/23/2019 3:36:15 PM (No. 10585)
If the wall is not an emergency , nothing is. Without border security nothing else really matters.Hey Blunt it was not for President Trump it was for everyone.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: bighambone 3/23/2019 3:58:26 PM (No. 10578)
Missouri probably has hundreds of well qualified Republicans who support the Second Amendment, who could run and beat Blunt in the next Republican primary election. Get with it Missouri!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: starboard 3/23/2019 5:09:27 PM (No. 10588)
I watched all of President Trumps rallies on Right Side News Broadcast. If I recall the one from Missouri when Rush appeared was awesome. Also there was Senator Roy Blunt.

Hey Roy, If you can´t be a team player, don´t expect dinner with POTUS and get off the team.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: DVC 3/23/2019 6:30:46 PM (No. 10581)
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Reply 22 - Posted by: watashiyo 3/23/2019 6:55:17 PM (No. 10569)
Many of our fellow Americans will die because they will be denied the financial and Life Line resources that rightfully belongs to them will be shared and given to all the ILLEGAL ALIENs entering our country. Unfortunately BLUNT placed more value on Principle rather than the lives of Americans who supports and FEEDs him.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Mike22 3/23/2019 8:35:21 PM (No. 10561)
Principles indeed.

Where were all these Republican principles when Obama was massacring the rule of law?
Republican principles seem either very elastic or are simply a convenient fig leaf for them following the orders of their multinational corporate masters.

Senator McConnell

You and Congressman Ryan promised a wall and border security. You couldn´t get it done when you had the entire government. Now you let a quarter of your caucus vote against the President on an issue the Republicans promised to fix. Is that leadership?

Republicans posture and promise to represent the will of the people but somehow only the will of the US Chamber of Commerce matters.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: dwa 3/23/2019 10:07:47 PM (No. 10571)
Sounds to me like these folks were typical Republicans. They stood up for principle for a moment, but immediately backed down and re-invited him.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: leonardo 3/23/2019 10:41:26 PM (No. 10587)
PUNT Blunt!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: MDConservative 3/23/2019 10:56:55 PM (No. 10586)
Blunt isn´t up for election until ´22...he ain´t worried. He expects PDT will be out of office by then.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 3/24/2019 2:03:25 AM (No. 10577)
Each and every elected person in this country asked for our votes. They were elected to Represent We the People, not immigrants and refugees or lobbyist and special interest.
Follow the money.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: LaVallette 3/25/2019 4:44:15 AM (No. 10565)
Should happen to every RINO rep from the first instance he/she betrays his/her promises or the GOP platforms.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 3/25/2019 5:26:09 PM (No. 10564)
Sen. Blunt is incredibly naive, thinking that the Left would ever hesitate to use an emergency declaration to advance their agenda when in power. The Left is evil. Period.
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