Dennis Hastert - In Congress, The "Hastert Rule" is Not A "Rule". ~"..Denny Hastert Disses the ‘Hastert Rule’: It ‘Never Really Existed’ by Eleanor Clift Oct 3, 2013 5:45 AM EDT The former Republican speaker’s ‘rule,’ that you can’t bring legislation to the House floor without a majority of GOP votes, is cited as the reason Boehner can’t end the shutdown. But Hastert tells Eleanor Clift it’s a ‘non-entity’—and ‘if we had to work with Democrats, we did.’...."
Speaker Dennis Hastert, member of Republican Party who was the 59th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives during 911 and under Geo. W Bush, information had accused Hastert of taking tens of thousands of dollars in surreptitious payments in exchange for political favors and information with Turkey. Following his Congressional career, Hastert received a $35,000 per month contract lobbying on behalf of Turkey.
Hastert Case Is Said to Be Linked to Decades-Old Sexual Abuse
Supreme Court rules Drug Companies exempt from Lawsuits - July 7, 2013. Washington. In case readers missed it with all the coverage of the Trayvon Martin murder trial and the Supreme Court’s rulings on gay marriage and the Voting Rights Act, the US Supreme Court also made a ruling on lawsuits against drug companies for fraud, mislabeling, side effects and accidental death. From now on, 80 percent of all drugs are exempt from legal liability.
PSA FOR ANYONE WHO BELIEVES WHAT THE REPUBLICANS HAVE SAID ABOUT PLANNED PARENTHOOD: They aren't selling organs on the black market, they are allowing people who have abortions and miscarriages to donate heir tissues to science so please get educated