"There was no need to 'dis' him in a crass political way," Rep. Fred Upton said of Trump implying the Democrat is in hell.
Rep. Andy Harris argued Trump might have meant that minority congresswomen should "go back" to their districts.
GOP leaders are choosing to stay ignorant of the effects of their legislation ― and Republican members are letting it happen.
The numbers are unambiguous: When it comes to a carbon tax, there's no escaping the fact that ExxonMobil still funds legislators who don't favor it and, by the same token, doesn't support many who do.
Medicaid Treatment: Allows Medicaid to reimburse for physical health and mental health services received within same day
When they return in June, House and Senate leadership have indicated they may take up rewritten mental health bills originally proposed by Representative Tim Murphy (R., Penn.). Both bills have good provisions for mental health, but lost some of the provisions that help the most seriously mentally ill.
ExxonMobil claims it supports a revenue-neutral carbon tax and its lobbyists "have echoed that message in countless private briefings with members of Congress on carbon tax policy options." Then why do most ExxonMobil-funded lawmakers oppose the idea?
For this is the one thing on which both Democrats and Republicans agree: in this time of good tidings when you care enough to give the very best, a little something tucked away in legislation in exchange for campaign largesse is, as my Texas mother used to say, better than black-eyed peas on New Year's.
Sources say the Energy and Commerce Committee is mistakenly cutting the bill and almost left off the name.
"Speaker Ryan and Fred Upton have joined the asshole of the month club."