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The 116th Congress has been wasting our time with their investigations

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posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:07 PM
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I started to wonder just how effective the 116th Congress has been when compared to other sessions. At no time in history has a Congress been fully engrossed with removing a sitting president rather than serve their constituents.

They were not elected to impeach Trump which many of them believe. They were elected to get bills passed to benefots us as a country.

Look at the current presidential field and you can see why also. They are not running on a platform. They are hoping for the votes of Trump haters and it will not be enough in the end. Not even if they buy the election again and give the Bern the shaft.

Look at these statistics. There may have been some resolutions agreed upon bit what struck me was Enacted Laws.

114th Congress. This was Obama's last Congress. 329 laws enacted.
115th Congress. This was Trumps First Congress. 443 laws enacted.
116th Congress. This is the Resistance Congress.....115 laws enacted

Now, if you look at how many failed it is in line with previous years but Enacted? They should ALL be removed for doing nothing. 3 of those passed were for commemorative coins...

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Remember this when you vote this year.




posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:12 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs

They are unquestionably useless, but I'm not sure this the correct metric for it.

I think the fewer laws passed the better. We have way too many stupid laws as it is.



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:12 PM
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Double post
edit on 17-2-2020 by watchitburn because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:13 PM
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edit on 17-2-2020 by watchitburn because: Yikes.. Triple post



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:16 PM
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a reply to: watchitburn

I was thinking along the same lines. Just think of how much damage they could have done if they weren't distracted by investigation Trump. It's almost worth it.



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:17 PM
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They are definately useless and something should be done. But what?



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:18 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs

The only laws that need to be passed are ones about fat people wearing yoga pants.

I mean seriously, I can't be the only one who believes that.

Other than that?

Congress can go pound sand.



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:30 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs

Be happy they spent most of there time on the witch hunt instead of stealing more freedoms from us than they have so far.

Been the only good thing about it, even with the huge waste of taxpayers money.
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posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:38 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: matafuchs

The only laws that need to be passed are ones about fat people wearing yoga pants.

I mean seriously, I can't be the only one who believes that.

Other than that?

Congress can go pound sand.



WHAT!!!!!!!!

You want to take away my right to wear Yoga pants? Typical stray cat tactics.



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 03:39 PM
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I'm glad the Senate did not forget about this. The Senate intelligence committee will be interviewing whistleblower Eric ciaramella in the near future.

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posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 04:03 PM
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originally posted by: LogicalGraphitti
They are definately useless and something should be done. But what?


Um, let me think... vote 'em out???



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 04:08 PM
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With a bit of luck hopefully the Trump coattails will be long and fruitful for Republicans. The best thing in the world for Democrats would be the current crop be voted out en masse. And a few impeachments when the Republicans take over.



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 04:11 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs

What about the impeachment of James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and William Clinton, do you imagine that they just said "fair cop" and didn't appeal against the proceedings?

Of course, they all disagreed and Congress spent time dealing with the issues.

It wouldn't be a good look to allow a crook to be the country's President, so that's probably why the houses give it priority.



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 04:42 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: matafuchs

The only laws that need to be passed are ones about fat people wearing yoga pants.

I mean seriously, I can't be the only one who believes that.

Other than that?

Congress can go pound sand.



Are you serious? One can not wear yoga pants in public?



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 04:47 PM
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a reply to: HalWesten

works for me!



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 04:51 PM
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116th Congress. This is the Resistance Congress.....115 laws enacted


The House itself has passed 400 or so bills. Hard to have legislation enacted when the Republican controlled Senate refuses to even bring most of those to a vote.

Resistance Congress? More like Obstructionist Senate.



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 04:56 PM
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a reply to: chr0naut

A good look? So optics are more important to you than getting things done because that 'impeachment' was as overrated as a Billie Eilish track.

The job of the House is not to investigate the president. That is what committees are for. A ton of people doing nada.



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 04:59 PM
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a reply to: Liquesence

The 'passed' legislation is also a lot lower than the past by about 40%.



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 05:24 PM
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originally posted by: HalWesten

originally posted by: LogicalGraphitti
They are definately useless and something should be done. But what?


Um, let me think... vote 'em out???


Except that too many people don't bother reading the ballot or the candidates run unopposed. Pelosi and Schiff are perpetual winners in elections. Why?



posted on Feb, 17 2020 @ 05:34 PM
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originally posted by: matafuchs
a reply to: chr0naut

A good look? So optics are more important to you than getting things done because that 'impeachment' was as overrated as a Billie Eilish track.

The job of the House is not to investigate the president. That is what committees are for. A ton of people doing nada.


It's over and didn't take too long in comparison with other investigations and impeachments.







 
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