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Justin Amash Supports Nancy Pelosi’s Rule-Breaking to Call President Trump ‘Racist’ on House Floor

Amash once again shows he is a tool of the far-left Democrats.

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It was ruled today by the House that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) violated the chamber’s rules when she referred to President Donald Trump as a “racist” on the House floor.

The House voted to keep her words in the record despite her violation by a vote of 231-190, and also allowed Pelosi to keep debating on the House floor.

“Every single member of this institution, Democratic and Republican, should join us in condemning the president’s racist tweets,” Pelosi said in violation of the rules.

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“To do anything less would be a shocking rejection of our values and a shameful abdication of our oath of office to protect the American people,” she added.

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The rules, which go back to the days of founding father Thomas Jefferson and his writings, ban House members from using language that is “personally offensive” to the President, although they are permitted to criticize him in an official capacity.

“As such, remarks may not refer to the President as a racist, having made ‘racial slurs’ or ‘racial epithets’” the Jefferson’s Manual states.

Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI), usually a stickler for rules and procedure, voted to let Pelosi slide on her rule-breaking behavior.

The liberal media is singing Amash’s praises for once again doing the bidding of the Democrats:

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) was forced to announce that Pelosi had violated House rules in her rant against President Trump’s alleged racism.

“The words used by the gentlewoman from California contained an accusation of racist behavior on the part of the President,” Hoyer said. “The words should not be used in debate.”

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) took Pelosi to task for her lack of professionalism in breaking the rules.

“What we just saw was a very sad day in this House — probably a historic day, so the very person who is supposed to uphold the rules broke the rules of the House,” he said to reporters.

“Are they going to treat her different? You couldn’t even find a Democrat to stay in the chair to read what the parliamentarian decision is,” he added. “Decorum matters. The rules matter.”

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) was also appalled by Pelosi’s outrageous behavior, as the Democrats become more unhinged in the age of Trump.

“Regardless of what the rules say, it appears political statements will rule the day,” Meadows said to reporters.

“We would be well served as an institution to not become like some of our allies’ parliament debate — have a more civil discord,” he added.

Pelosi was unrepentant about her rule breaking and takes no responsibility for her actions.

“I’m proud of the attention that is being called to it because what the president said was completely inappropriate against our colleagues, but not just against them, but against so many people in our country to say ‘Go back where you came from,’” she said.

President Trump is making the Democrats show their true colors, and it is not pretty. The House voted affirmatively tonight on a resolution condemning Trump over patriotic tweets he made over the weekend against socialist Democrats.

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Pelosi is Emboldened by Coronavirus Bailout, Vows to Dupe Republicans Harder Next Time

The Democrats’ socialist agenda is winning big during the coronavirus panic.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) pulled the wool over the eyes of President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans with last week’s $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. The disaster relief money was earmarked for many liberal pet projects, and Pelosi aims to do the same thing for the next round of bailouts.

She said on Monday that House Democrats are already preparing another massive stimulus bill, using the coronavirus pandemic to enact more socialism. She is likely to include massive infrastructure spending and serious government intervention into the health care markets in the upcoming legislation.

“Our first bills were about addressing the emergency. The third bill was about mitigation. The fourth bill would be about recovery. Emergency, mitigation, recovery,” Pelosi said during a conference call.

“I think our country is united in not only wanting to address our immediate needs — emergency, mitigation, and the assault on our lives and livelihoods — but also, how we recover in a very positive way,” she added.

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Republican leaders are up in arms about how Pelosi is exploiting a crisis to get her partisan agenda muscled through Congress, but it is unclear if they have the courage to actually stop her.

“They’re approaching it — it seems like — as an opportunity to pass their political and ideological agenda. We’re approaching it as, ‘How do we protect the public health and our economy?’ And those are pretty divergent goals,” Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said.

Pelosi is eager to exploit the coronavirus crisis quickly and use the panic and fear in the public as an excuse to massively increase government spending and control.

“I do think that it is really important that as soon as we are here, we are ready to pass legislation,” she said.

President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans did Pelosi’s bidding when they moved forward a $2 trillion bailout bill that included funding for liberal policy goals that had nothing to do with the coronavirus.

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) sounded the alarm over the sham and attempted to get Congress to actually deliberate and vote on the bill. It instead passed on a voice vote with most legislators sequestered away from Washington D.C.

Massie’s principled stand against Pelosi’s profligate spending bill earned him a tongue lashing from President Trump, who now wants Massie replaced in Congress because he’s too conservative.

With no Republicans seemingly willing to stand up against Pelosi, there will likely be more bailout socialism on the way as the Democrats use coronavirus for their far-left power grabs.

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