Screw the People

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced plans today for a vote at 1 a.m. this Monday on a bill to fund the government through Feb. 8th. The move is designed to force Democrats to either agree to reopen the government without concessions on immigration and other issues, or to vote again for a government shutdown, which Republicans believe will hurt Democrats.

This partisan strategy was concocted by Donald Trump and McConnell, who have been talking by phone throughout the day today. Trump and McConnell, along with House Speaker Paul Ryan, have struck a defiant tone, refusing to consider any of the Democratic demands on immigration or other issues until there is a “bipartisan agreement” to reopen the federal government.

So basically, for Trump and the GOP leadership, it’s all about politics. Screw the nine million CHIP kids who need healthcare. Screw the 800,000 DACA DREAMers whose lives are in a constant state of flux.

Screw the American people.

8 thoughts on “Screw the People

  1. thebackyardpoet January 20, 2018 / 7:37 pm

    I remain dumbfounded that there is anyone in the world that thinks this man should remain in office. WTF is wrong with everybody.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Sight11 January 21, 2018 / 7:27 am

    Ignotrumpass…He is constantly changing and I’m afraid rapidly deteriorating the climate of American politics and life of many; if not all American people.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. BuzzCut January 21, 2018 / 7:41 am

    …and all I see on social media are (republicans) trashing democrats.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. newepicauthor January 21, 2018 / 8:39 am

    Donald Trump doesn’t actually have any friends, which makes it easy for him to screw everyone.

    Liked by 1 person

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