Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Legislative Scam

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Legislative Scam

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Outrage. This word doesn't even begin to express my feelings for the behavior of my representatives in Congress, Rep. Keith Rothfus and Sen. Pat Toomey. These two so-called leaders have done everything they can over the past 13 months to stick it to the vast majority of their constituents and the citizens in this country.

This latest tax bill is yet another piece of legislative malpractice committed by these two scam artists and the rest of the Republican Party at the behest of their wealthy campaign donors and rich corporate benefactors. Almost 500 pages long, rushed through both houses without any chance for substantive debate or analysis, and with minimal communication to the American people about what is in the bill (mainly because most people who voted on it do not know what is in the bill), 51 Republican senators voted to pass this monstrosity in the middle of the night. …

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