In an act of embarrassing petty partisan retribution, Home Republicans voted to take away Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from the Overseas Affairs Committee.
Video of the conclusion of the vote:
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The vote was 218-211-1. All of the votes to take away Rep. Omar had been from the Republican aspect of the aisle. One Republican voted current. Each Democrat voted in opposition to eradicating Omar. Kevin McCarthy couldn’t make any kind of case for why Omar must be faraway from the committee. He would solely say that she shouldn’t be on the committee, which one suspects is code for Donald Trump needs to punish her for being a strong girl who speaks her thoughts.
Omar holds some views that aren’t mainstream, and never each Democrat agrees along with her, however she did nothing to deserve being faraway from the Overseas Affairs Committee. Within the final Congress, Marjorie Taylor Greene was faraway from her committee assignments for making terroristic threats via a bipartisan vote.
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Rep. Omar shouldn’t have been faraway from the committee. Her elimination was extra pandering to the far proper that’s operating the Home Republican caucus via their puppet Kevin McCarthy.
Within the lower than a month that they’ve been within the majority, Home Republicans have handed no laws to assist the American individuals. The GOP majority has executed nothing however grandstand, go meaningless message payments, and settle scores.
The individuals have been faraway from The Individuals’s Home.
Jason is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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