Constituents Demand GOP Reps. & Sens. Back Independent Commission on Trump/Russia Scandal

Voters are heading to town hall events across the country to demand their members of Congress support an independent commission or special prosecutor to investigate the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. The demands follow Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, a transparently political maneuver designed to obstruct the Bureau’s ongoing investigation. 

Voters want to know: As Congress heads back into session this week, will their Representative take a stand against Trump’s abuses of power and endorse an independent commission or special prosecutor?

Iowa

Rep. Rod Blum (IA-01)

WATCH: “Are you [inaudible] to call for an independent counsel? [Applause].”

WATCH: “Real simple question for you: today, at 4:30, Donald J. Trump fired the director of the FBI. I want you to tell me, will you help [inaudible] voice the need for a special prosecutor? [Applause].”

Michigan

Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-07)

WATCH: “All have questions relating […]

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Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart, Neal Dunn, and Brian Mast Brace to Threaten Health Coverage for Floridians with Trumpcare Vote

The Trump Administration and Republicans in the House of Representatives are rushing a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act this week and replace it with Trumpcare, which would devastate families in Florida and across America. And U.S. Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart, Neal Dunn, and Brian Mast are right there with them, jeopardizing health insurance and the wellbeing of people across Florida.

“There are very few votes that define someone’s values like this one will.  Representatives Diaz-Balart, Dunn, and Mast should do the right thing and oppose this reckless, partisan attack on people across Florida.  This bill will kick millions off of their insurance, needlessly bails out big insurance companies, and strips nearly $1 trillion from healthcare funding, all in order to cut taxes for the rich.  If they  vote for it, they should fully expect to be held accountable by their constituents,” said American Bridge […]

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