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Nancy Pelosi Ignores Republican Warnings – Breaks 231-Year House Tradition In Proxy Vote
By Adam Casalino|May 29, 2020
Nancy Pelosi Ignores Republican Warnings – Breaks 231-Year House Tradition In Proxy Vote

Nancy Pelosi said she won’t let a “good” crisis go to waste. It appears she’s using the pandemic to force her progressive agenda.

So, what is she up to now? Oh, nothing… just violating 231 years of American tradition.

Against strong objections from Republican representatives, she pulled this stunt.

From Fox News:

The U.S. House of Representatives made history Wednesday by conducting its first proxy vote since Congress first met in 1789…

More than 70 House Democrats — about a third of the Democratic caucus — alerted the House clerk they would be absent from Washington for the roll call votes but designated another member to vote on their behalf. No Republicans voted by proxy.

More than 70 Democrats voted “by proxy,” meaning they would let someone else vote for them. Because, you know, they were too busy to show up for work.

Not a single Republican voted by proxy, meaning they actually went to Washington to do what they were elected to do.

Our Take:

Representatives were elected by Americans to do a job. That means they can’t just opt-out of showing up to debate, discourse, and vote.

Why should they use a “proxy”? It’s their responsibility to stand, on record, and vote yes or no on important issues.

Having someone else do it for you… do we really even need you there?

Congressmen vote so that they can tell their supporters what they believe in. But when you have someone else vote for you, it appears like you’re trying to hide, doesn’t it?

Heck, why not we just use pigeons to push buttons—if being in person doesn’t matter?

Time and again we see House Democrats playing with how our government works. Remember, these are the same people who forced through an impeachment… over a phone call.

What won’t they do to undermine our system? Pelosi already strongarms her party into voting how she wants.

How can a representative know that their proxy will vote the way they want? How is this even an accurate execution of our republic?

It sounds a lot like what Democrats are trying to do to elections, doesn’t it? Erode the integrity of our system, so they can get away with whatever they want.

The only solution is to make sure Nancy isn’t the Speaker, come next year.

SHARE to tell Congress to go back to work.

Source: Fox News

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Adam Casalino
Adam Casalino is a freelance writer, cartoonist, and graphic designer. He is a regular contributor for GOP Daily Brief. Find his other work: www.talesofmaora.com
Adam Casalino is a freelance writer, cartoonist, and graphic designer. He is a regular contributor for GOP Daily Brief. Find his other work: www.talesofmaora.com
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