It’s Back To Work For The GOP And The President

By David Kamioner | February 6, 2020

Now that the impeachment saga has come to a close the administration and its GOP congressional cohorts can go back to doing what they were elected to do: run the country.

While the Republican members of the House are for now outnumbered in that chamber, there are deals that can be worked out with House Democrats and sent to the GOP Senate for approval and subsequent presidential signature.

There are other issues, like federal judicial appointments, that thankfully are solely in the hands of the president and the Republican Senate.

The president will continue to send qualified conservative jurists to that body for a vote. His impressive total of 191 federal judicial appointments so far in his administration has done amazing things like turning the formerly notoriously leftist 9th Circuit Court into a solid shade of conservative red.

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And to paraphrase Trump, the fun is just beginning.

The president mentioned in the SOTU that infrastructure was on his mind. Like the recent USMCA trade deal with Canada and Mexico, he may be able to get a big bill on infrastructure through the Democratic House because Big Labor will pressure Pelosi to pass it.

The bill would bring billions in federal dollars to the construction and transportation industries and create a great number of jobs. The only reason it wouldn’t pass is because Pelosi may not want to see the president get the credit for it in an election year.

Spite before economic progress, the modern Democratic Party creed.

Under the general infrastructure umbrella there is an actually bipartisan highway bill that the Senate Public Works Committee advanced last July. It hasn’t got to the floor for a vote as of yet. The current five year highway transportation bill expires at the end of September 2020.

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The president will continue to push for funds for the border wall and border security. Democrats may compromise somewhat on this as they know both measures evoke poll numbers that range into the 70 percentiles in support.

Dem proposals that are DOA in the Senate include net neutrality, universal background checks on gun sales, and funding to burn down the Reichstag.

I kinda made that last one up.

This piece originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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Trump Signs USMCA Trade Deal, Doesn’t Invite Democrats to Attend

Despite being hailed as a major bipartisan trade deal, President Trump refused to invite Democrats to the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) ceremonial signing.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office complained about the snub and did their best to save face.

“The White House hasn’t invited House Democrats to their USMCA signing ceremony,” Spokesman for the Speaker,  Henry Connelly, said in a statement.

“But we’ll be well represented in the huge changes to the original USMCA draft that Democrats wrested out of the Administration on labor, prescription drugs, environment and enforcement mechanisms,” he added.

No ceremonial golden pens to take home this time, eh Democrats?

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Democrats Are Salty

It’s anybody’s guess as to why President Trump specifically refused to invite Democrats to the ceremony, but there is no shortage of justified reasons.

Perhaps it’s the reprehensible impeachment sham they’ve dragged the entire country through. The baseless investigations they’ve conducted over the last few years with little to no evidence of wrongdoing. The constant obstructionism.

Or maybe, as seen in the statement from Pelosi’s office, the President didn’t want Democrats taking credit for a win secured by the administration.

The “huge changes” referenced in the Speaker’s statement didn’t exactly come from the House resistance gang.

Fox News personality Laura Ingraham said she knows “a little bit about this deal” and to nobody’s surprise, the Democrats are lying.

“She [Pelosi] conceded on all major aspects of the deal except a few provisions, regarding drug companies that won’t get protections that they wanted,” Ingraham explained. “And look, we know the president himself has wanted to get tougher on the drug companies, anyway.”

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Trump Learned From His Mistakes

The last time the President had a camera-loving, self-absorbed liberal at a signing ceremony for the USMCA, it was Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Trudeau made a ridiculous scene, referring to the President as simply “Donald” during the meeting, repeatedly calling the USMCA, Trump’s preferred moniker, the ‘new NAFTA,’ and refusing to hold up his signed copy of the agreement when Trump suggested doing a photo op.

White House spokesman Hogan Gidley called the new USMCA deal “a win for the American people.”

“This is a model agreement that changes the trade landscape forever,” Trump bragged at the time of the signing with Canada and Mexico.

“This is an agreement that first and foremost benefits working people, something of great importance to all three of us here today.”

A win for the American people and working-class citizens? No wonder Trump didn’t invite Democrats. They’ve been fighting against those groups of people since the dawn of time.

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