Statement on Trey Gowdy to Replace Jason Chaffetz

American Bridge President Jessica Mackler released the following statement following a report that Trey Gowdy will replace Jason Chaffetz as chairman of the House Oversight Committee: 

“Trey Gowdy is a partisan hack who shouldn’t be anywhere near the chairmanship of the Oversight Committee. He’s the same hack who wasted $7 million in taxpayer dollars on a pointless witch hunt, served on Trump’s transition executive committee, and even served on the transition executive committee with Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon and Trump’s children – a record that underscores his inability to serve independently.  The country is sick of Republicans putting party over country and is demanding independent oversight and accountability from Congress – why is that so impossible for the GOP to grasp?”

TREY GOWDY: THE LEAST SERIOUS OVERSIGHT CHAIRMAN YOU COULD PICK

Gowdy’s “Investigations” Are Partisan Hatchett Jobs

Bob Woodward: The Benghazi Committee “Clearly Is Partisan.” According to the Huffington Post, “Legendary investigative journalist Bob Woodward has […]

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American Bridge Targets GOP Senate Hopefuls With Google Search Ads on Trump and Russia

Following Trump’s Leak To Russians, Ads Will Pressure Republicans To Support An Independent Investigation

Republican members of Congress considering a run for Senate are hiding from voters and the press, refusing to confront Donald Trump’s reckless disclosure of classified information to Russian officials and his reckless firing of FBI Director James Comey. This week, American Bridge will be helping out their constituents with search ads on Google explaining how they can hold their Member of Congress accountable.

The ads will appear on Google when users search for information about Trump’s leak to the Russians and the firing of James Comey. The ads will direct voters to an American Bridge websitethat helps them hold their member of Congress accountable and call for an independent investigation into Trump’s ties to Russia.

The ads target Rep. Todd Rokita, Rep. Luke Messer, Rep. Ann Wagner, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, Rep. Fred Upton, Rep. Lou Barletta, and Rep. Mike […]

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WATCH: Ohio GOP Congressmen Hiding After Trumpcare Vote

Tiberi and Renacci’s Hypocrisy Exposed By WEWS Cleveland

The U.S. House is in recess this week, but Ohioans concerned about the future of their health care won’t be able to talk to the Congressmen who voted for Trumpcare.

Not one of the Congressmen who voted for Trumpcare profiled by WEWS Cleveland is holding a town hall this week. During this recess, Congressmen Rennaci, Tiberi, and Joyce are avoiding their jobs, ducking the constituents they work for.

“Trumpcare would gut health care for millions of Ohioans and kick over 650,000 Ohioans off their health insurance. Congressmen Rennaci and Tiberi voted for this disastrous bill, and now they are are too cowardly to defend that vote. This is everything that disgusts voters about Washington,” said American Bridge spokesperson Joshua Karp.


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Renacci Votes to Strip Ohioans’ Healthcare, Sell Out People With Pre-Existing Conditions

Rep. Renacci today voted for TrumpCare, a malicious bill that would, by the Trump White House’s last count, strip 26 million Americans of their health insurance. That earlier version was bad, and the latest TrumpCare draft is even worse: it guts protections for Ohioans with pre-existing conditions, allowing insurance companies to price gouge Ohioans in desperate need of care. 

As Congressman Renacci seeks Ohio’s top job, he’ll have plenty to discuss with his constituents on the campaign trail — loss of billions for the state in Medicaid funding, hospital closures in rural Ohio, higher premiums, loss of coverage. What does that mean for Ohio residents? Less access and more expensive health care.

But as Renacci is voting without so much as an official estimate of how many Ohioans will lose health insurance under the law, and how much more they’ll pay for coverage, Renacci will be hard-pressed to […]

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Representatives Ken Calvert, Darrell Issa, Steve Knight, Doug LaMalfa, Dana Rohrabacher, Ed Royce, and David Valadao Brace to Threaten Health Coverage for Californians 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 California and across America. And U.S. Representatives Ken Calvert, Darrell Issa, Steve Knight, Doug LaMalfa, Dana Rohrabacher, Ed Royce, and David Valadao are right there with them, jeopardizing health insurance and the wellbeing of people across California.

“There are very few votes that define someone’s values like this one will.  Representatives Calvert, Issa, Knight, LaMalfa, Rohrabacher, Royce, and Valadao  should do the right thing and oppose this reckless, partisan attack on people across California.  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 […]

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Representatives Randy Hultgren, Adam Kinzinger, and Peter Roskam Brace to Threaten Health Coverage for Illinoisans 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 Illinois and across America. And U.S. Representatives Randy Hultgren, Adam Kinzinger, and Peter Roskam are right there with them, jeopardizing health insurance and the wellbeing of people across Illinois.

“There are very few votes that define someone’s values like this one will.  Representatives Hultgren, Kinzinger, and Roskam should do the right thing and oppose this reckless, partisan attack on people across Illinois.  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 Vice President […]

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Representatives John Faso, Elise Stefanik, and Claudia Tenney Brace  to Threaten Health Coverage for New Yorkers 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 New York and across America. And U.S. Representatives John Faso, Elise Stefanik,  and Claudia Tenney are right there with them, jeopardizing health insurance and the wellbeing of people across New York.

“There are very few votes that define someone’s values like this one will.  Representatives Faso, Stefanik, and Tenney should do the right thing and oppose this reckless, partisan attack on people across New York.  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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Representatives Upton and Amash Brace to Threaten Health Coverage for Michiganders 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 Michigan and across America. And U.S. Representatives Fred Upton and Justin Amash are right there with them, jeopardizing health insurance and the wellbeing of people across Michigan.

“There are very few votes that define someone’s values like this one will.  Representatives Upton and Amash should do the right thing and oppose this reckless, partisan attack on people across Michigan.  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 Vice President Shripal Shah.

Nationally, the […]

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Representatives Bob Gibbs and David Joyce Brace to Threaten Health Coverage for Ohioans 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 Ohio and across America. And U.S. Representatives Bob Gibbs and David Joyce are right there with them, jeopardizing health insurance and the wellbeing of people across Ohio.

“There are very few votes that define someone’s values like this one will.  Representatives Gibbs and Joyce should do the right thing and oppose this reckless, partisan attack on people across Ohio.  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 Vice President Shripal Shah.

Nationally, the […]

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Representatives Susan Brooks Braces to Threaten Health Coverage for Indianans 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 Indiana and across America. And U.S. Representative Susan Brooks is right there with them, jeopardizing health insurance and the wellbeing of people across Indiana.

“There are very few votes that define someone’s values like this one will.  Representative Susan Brooks should do the right thing and oppose this reckless, partisan attack on people across Indiana.  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 Vice President Shripal Shah.

Nationally, the White House’s own Office of […]

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