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Posted By: NorthernDog, 4/28/2020 1:17:11 PM

Democratic leaders Tuesday backtracked on a plan to reconvene the House next week after rank-and-file lawmakers called the move “dangerous.” Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat, told reporters Tuesday the decision was based on several factors, including a recommendation from healthcare officials. “The House physician's view is that there is a risk to members that is one he would not recommend taking,” Hoyer said. Hoyer told reporters leaders will wait until a second economic aid package is ready for a vote. The Senate is scheduled to reconvene on Monday, and the House had planned to return. Now, its next

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I agree with the Dems on this one. Stay out of session for as long as possible!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LeeBertie 4/28/2020 1:30:32 PM (No. 394414)
Cowardly, senile, even mummified, old men and women who ate too scared feces-less to do the job we elected and PAY them to do over what the rest of us are successfully dealing with. That said. STAY AWAY FROM WASHINGTON. America can do very well with you cowering away in your mansions.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MuncsSister 4/28/2020 1:39:14 PM (No. 394424)
Every single Republican house member better get their behinds to Washington to sit in the house chambers. They must demand, in unison, in front every camera they have (network, CSPAN, their own InstagramTV/Facebook live accounts) that the Democrats show up. We need public displays of unity from the GOP house reps at this point. The USA is dying and the Democrat Party is killing it. I believe a majority of Americans can see that at this point. Dems always take it too far, they cannot help themselves. The GOP must ignore the magnifying tactics of liberals on social media and the MSM. Social distancing be damned.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird 4/28/2020 1:42:58 PM (No. 394432)
Couldn’t agree more. Swell idea.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: moebellini3 4/28/2020 1:57:03 PM (No. 394445)
Steny Hoyer, a complete freakin fraud. These scum bags collect a salary for doing nothing. They sit idle like a car engine in neutral. Think about it. What have these communists done for the American citizen. Everything they have done benefits either illegal aliens, criminals, special interest groups or the non working malcontents of our society. Nothing has been done for the tax payers, absolutely nothing. Get it yet.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Starboard_side 4/28/2020 1:59:55 PM (No. 394449)
Agree that every Republican possible should get to DC. After all, they are all still getting paid, which means the House is in some sort of session. Wonder if they could make a quorum, and nominate a new House Majority leader based on the quorum. Otherwise, they'll ensure to keep the House adjourned until Nov election, IMO They'll always have their House physician say it's not safe enough.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Gnokes 4/28/2020 2:21:56 PM (No. 394471)
No work, NO PAY! Suck it up Congress, As long as citizens are without pay you should join in on the misery!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: AGGW 4/28/2020 2:39:44 PM (No. 394487)
So, does this mean they are non-essential? Hmmmm.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: sw penn 4/28/2020 3:18:53 PM (No. 394521)
'Democratic leaders Tuesday backtracked on a plan to reconvene the House next week after rank-and-file lawmakers called the move “dangerous.” ' Of course it's dangerous. What would the public think if they saw Congress meeting and operating normally? The public might get the idea that this whole pandemic thingie is just a media circus. The public might just get the idea that they have been devastated for Democrat political advantage. The public might decide to vote for Trump in the election. Very dangerous indeed...
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bad-hair 4/28/2020 3:26:29 PM (No. 394526)
Good Lord help them that they should actually have to WORK for their essential paychecks. Then again work seems to be endless investigations into supercilious BS. How about we just stop the paychecks ?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: cor-vet 4/28/2020 4:18:49 PM (No. 394555)
So it's only safe for them to come in if there's another trillion dollars to waste?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone 4/28/2020 4:50:44 PM (No. 394594)
The Democrats are chickens!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Jethro bo 4/28/2020 5:49:35 PM (No. 394673)
The one thing the COVID mess has proven is accurate Congress is a non essential service.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 4/28/2020 6:07:17 PM (No. 394691)
The only thing that will get Pelosi back to Washington is by leaving a trail of ice cream from SF to DC.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Anti_democRAT 4/28/2020 6:21:28 PM (No. 394707)
if this means they wont be working on more print money spending bills than good. never come back. a great president once said government is not the solution, it's the problem. that is doubly the case regarding the wuhan virus
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Reply 15 - Posted by: mizzmac 4/28/2020 7:20:42 PM (No. 394757)
Non-essential workers. Who have the power to vote themselves a pay raise and call it "stimulus" for the little people. Term limits now!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: mifla 4/29/2020 6:30:07 AM (No. 395041)
Keep confirming those judges Mitch. Who cares what the House does - they have accomplished nothing in four years.
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