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Washington (CNN) -- Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked the No.1 item on the president's congressional "to-do-list," refusing to allow a vote on a bill that would give tax breaks for companies that "insource" jobs to the U.S. from overseas while eliminating tax deductions for companies that move jobs abroad. In voting against the bill, Republicans raised both substantive and procedural problems with the measure.
House of representatives cut Embassy funding three years running 2010, 2011 and 2012 for a total cut of just less then half a billion dollars. It doesn’t take a partisan to draw that conclusion. The ugly truth is that the same republicans who are accusing the administration of not providing sufficient security for the American consulate in Benghazi have voted to cut the State Department budget, which includes financing for diplomatic security. The most self-righteous republicans don’t seem to ge
Half of the GOP House members have only served since 2010 or 2012. They didn't come to pass legislation, to formulate, negotiate and compromise on bills . . . They came to burn the place down, to bring our government and economy to an unprecedented grinding, standstill. BRING THE NONSENSE TO AN END ON NOVEMBER 4, 2014 with your vote!
It's his job to bring both parties TOGETHER and NEGOTIATE. He did NEITHER! When faced with a proposal from the Republicans it was pushed aside with Obama stating HE WOULD NOT NEGOTIATE. (The PRESIDENT PURPOSEFULLY CAUSED the SHUTDOWN@)
"Obama has played by the constitutional rules -- two elections, one court case -- while the GOP has decided that the rules are for dummies and suckers, and throws over the board game as soon as it looks as if it is going to lose by the rules as they have always applied."