Today is 2 years since the Jan. 6 2020 Capitol protest, violence and effort to derail the Congress from certifying the Presidential election….
The House members where scared shitless on that day….
The President’s Vice President was in danger….
The US House can’t go into session because we have ANOTHER disruption in government from the ‘Right’….
The Donald Trump era in Washington is waning?….
And we have a 12th vote working as I do this post…..
With several lawmakers absent….The results will be no different….
This is getting old…..
On the second anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection, House Democrats said the speakership fight waged by 20 House GOP rebels is a sign of how little progress has been made toward unity.
Between the lines: “The whole campus is aware of this juxtaposition of these two dates and what they’re attempting to do, which is to disrupt our democracy,” said Rep. Annie Kuster (D-N.H.).
Axios interviewed multiple Democrats on Thursday who are in the Gallery Group, the roughly 20 House Democrats who formed an impromptu support group after huddling together in the House Gallery on Jan. 6.
- “I’ve been thanking my lucky stars all week that Republicans weren’t in charge two years ago,” said Rep. Sara Jacobs (D-Calif.).
- Rep. Susan Wild (D-Penn.) said GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy cowered “into submission to the extreme fringe” after Jan. 6, “and today, his conference can’t even come together to perform a threshold action.”
- “It was the government shutdown in ’19, the insurrection of ’21, and now the current chaos of ’23,” Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) told Axios. “The common denominator … is having a handful of Republicans in the House of Representatives who have no interest in governing.”
- “It’s not lost on us that some of these people were the actors that were involved on January 6,” Kuster said, referencing House Freedom Caucus Chair Scott Perry (R-Penn.), one of the GOP defectors. “Mr. Perry asked for a pardon because of illegal acts. That’s a part of this that is so troublesome.”….
Leave a Reply
You must be logged in to post a comment.