Header Image - Warren Truss

Category Archives

15 Articles

Sen.Warren Calls GOP’s Ouster of Rep. Cheney as an Act of Eating Itself

by Brennan Bobbie

When asked about GOP’s ousting of House Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) from her position as party leader, Sen Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said the party was eating itself. In an interview conducted by Stephen Colbert in his late night show, Sen. Warren said she thinks the Cheney ouster was a short-term ploy to avoid primary challenges, so the GOP could regain House Majority in 2022.

Warren commented that the GOP’s actions were not at all about preserving democracy. It was mainly because Rep. Cheney has been vocal about not supporting the “Big Lie” that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump. Senator Warren told Colbert that it is not how democracy works. To the Republicans in Congress, Rep. Cheney was simply not showing loyalty to Trump by acknowledging the latter was defeated by Joe Biden.

The Massachusetts senator said the 2020 election had many record-breaking results, including the more than 7 million who voted for President Biden, which was a new national record. The Republicans has punished Rep. Cheney for acknowledging this instead of showing loyalty to Donald Trump.

Rep. Cheney Remains Defiant After Ouster

Rep. Cheney’s ouster was presided over by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California by way of a speedy, closed-door conference. According to Illinois Representative Adam Kinzinger, an ally of Rep. Cheney, there were no speeches or debates, as the voting immediately took place.

Although a secret ballot voting was originally planned, voice voting was more important, as a way to determine who else among the Republicans supported Rep. Cheney’s stance against Donald Trump. Rep. Kinzinger described the moment as a sad day, adding that truth cannot co-exist with lies.

After the closed-door voting, Rep. Cheney told reporters that should Trump try to run for another term as president, she will do everything she can to make sure he will never even get near the Oval Office again.

Senate Okays Bill Authorizing Release of $1.9 Trillion for “American Rescue Plan”

by Brennan Bobbie

The bill legislating the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package known as the “American Rescue Plan” was finally approved by the Senate last Saturday (March 08). On Tuesday, the Democratic-led House of Representatives will concur the bill’s passing. The joint approval will then give the Biden administration the necessary funding to carry out recovery actions aimed at getting the country out of the worst economic crisis ever since the Great Depression.

The bill, which is said to be one of the largest rescue and recovery measures ever to pass Congress, is said to reflect the Democrats’ promises to eradicate disparities that have been in existence even before the occurrence of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Takeaways of the “American Rescue Plan” Pandemic Relief Package

First and foremost among the key takeaways of the “American Rescue Plan” is the additional $1,400 stimulus money that Americans could have received had the $2 000 pushed for by Trump and the Democrats, been passed in December 2020 by the Republican-led Senate.

The bill also authorizes the new yearly child tax benefits, seen as a way of boosting the income of American households. Unemployment payments for workers still out of a job will also see an increase, while low-income earners will receive assistance in paying for child care.

Analysts project that the financial aid for families could alleviate poverty, in light of struggles to pay mortgages or rents and in buying food as well as other basic necessities.

In addition, the bill provides measures that will lessen the tax bills imposed on businesses, as well as provide funding to improve the finances of state and city governments.

Hospitals and schools will receive major financial boosts as part of the new U.S. government’s responses for helping the people recover from the effects of the coronavirus; to eventually return to regular life a year after the pandemic first arrived.

However, efforts among progressive Democrats to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour, failed. Some so-called centrist Democrats opposed and contended that a federal wage hike is not compatible with the budgetary requirements that can be approved under parliamentary rules.

Trump Arrives in Georgia, This Time Urging GOP Voters to Go Out and Vote

by Brennan Bobbie

Since Georgia GOP voters believe the elections were rigged, Trump found it necessary to convince his Goober State supporters to vote in the senatorial election . Winning the Georgia senatorial election is critical for the Republican Senate, because if senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler lose their seat, the GOP will lose majority control of the Senate.

Georgia conservatives were encouraged by Lin Wood, a pro-Trump trial lawyer to do away with the runoff elections. Wood alleged that the Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is under China’s payroll and is allowing foreign intervention to take place in the US’ national election. To his 730,000 followers, Wood tweeted last Saturday not to vote for Senators Perdue and Loeffler since the outcome of election runoff has already been pre-arranged.

 

Trump had to personally campaign to the two GOP Senators, he asked those who attended the rally not to listen to his friends; but instead urged them to go to the election polls to vote for Loeffler and Perdue.

Trump Continues to Blame Republican Georgia Governor for His Loss in the Georgia Election

In addition, Trump blames the Georgia Governor and Georgia’s Secretary of State, both Republicans, as responsible for his loss in the Georgia elections; saying the two officials did not verify signatures to ensure that only legal votes were counted. Trump is actually mad at the two GOP state officials as they did not disagree to contentions of fraud and manipulation as no proof was presented to support such claims.

In his defense, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp said he already explained to the president that signature audits have been conducted three times: in November 20, November 24, and December 3. The results only reinstated their confidence that the state election process had counted only legal votes during the presidential election but still resulting in a Trump loss.