Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive, and… Dodge
As congressional recess kicks off this week, more than 200 Republicans — who should be spending time meeting with voters in their home states — will be dodging town halls and running scared from their constituents. It’s a little game called dodge (town) hall.
It’s a simple game really: Republicans dodge, duck, dip, dive, and… dodge their constituents’ questions about Donald Trump’s scandal-plagued administration and his extreme agenda and only the American people stand to lose.
It’s a sad state of affairs when the #SpinelessGOP choose to play games during recess instead of doing their jobs — it’s a bold strategy, GOP, let’s see if it pays off (it won’t).
Here are just a few examples from this week’s headlines:
Vox: Donald Trump: Republican members of Congress only represent “Republican people” in their districts
Washington Post: GOP finds fix for chaotic town halls: Don’t hold them
NPR: With Town Hall Script Flipped On GOP, Will History Repeat Itself?
CNN: Republican lawmakers grow wary of ‘town hall’ events
Vice News: More than 200 Republicans in Congress are skipping February town halls with constituents
Chicago Tribune: Column: Trump toxicity has Republicans on the run from constituents
Philadelphia Inquirer: As Trump critics demand an audience, Republicans avoid town halls
Huffington Post: Constituents Flood Another GOP Congressman’s Town Halls And Angrily Confront Him
Roll Call: Amid Liberal Protests, More Democrats Holding Town Halls This Presidents Day Recess
Newsweek: Republicans Brace for Protests During Week at Home
RealClearPolitics: There’s No Escape From the GOP’s Town-Hall Hell
For more instances of Republican Senators and Congressman running scared from their constituents, visit SpinelessGOP.com.