It seems as if GOP members of Congress have simply had enough of their leadership. Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) has filed a motion in the House to strip Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) from his leadership position.
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Many are now saying that our nation’s leaders are trying to sell out America. Is this, in all reality, what they are doing? And if so, who are they selling it to? Citizens on the right and left of the political spectrum are giving the same answers: multinational corporations and the wealthiest one percent. They have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in donations to ensure these individuals gain and retain power.
Last year, 35 members of Congress, both Republicans and Democrats, wrote a letter to President Obama regarding their concerns about including the country of Vietnam in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Members of Congress are apprehensive about striking a deal with a country that violates human rights on a daily basis and doesn’t have laws that meet international labor standards.
The U.S. is a superpower in decline. The recent spending resolution that was passed in the house will increase our military spending. Instead of working to restore our nation, our record levels of defense spending is simply unsustainable.