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It’s been one year and almost 40,000 deaths since @senatemajldr received #HR8, the #UniversalBackgroundChecks bill.
Why are you so afraid to put it to a vote #MassacreMitch? Is it because you know more than 90% of US residents approve it and you know getting your fellow @SenateGOP members who answer to the NRA on record voting NO will hurt them in the elections? #EndGunViolence #HR8
Well guess what, NOT putting it to a vote is hurting YOU and your fellow @SenateGOP members anyways because @MomsDemand volunteers are watching your inaction knowing blood is on ALL of your hands. #EndGunViolence #HR8
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We desperately need #GunReform laws in the U.S. #MassacreMitch has an A+ rating by the NRA, & has taken $ MILLIONS, ensuring no gun laws pass.

R’s are handmaidens to the gun lobby, ensuring thousands die yearly, so long as they get #NRABloodMoney. courier-journal.com/story/news/pol…
Now #MassacreMitch has stated he will only allow a Senate vote on #GunReform laws IF #VeryStableGenius is guaranteed to sign it. He wants to be absolved of any responsibility.

What.

A.

Leader.
These deaths are on his hands though. He requests to be known as the Grim Reaper on passing legislation. He certainly lives up to the name.

The NRA is in Republicans’ pocketbooks as well as ears, telling them how to spread fear & lies about guns to the public.

We know better.
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One of the bills sitting untouched in the Senate because the gun lobby objects to it is the Violence Against Women Renewal Act of 2019.

It's important to understand what #VAWA does to see just how much the @NRA has corrupted @senatemajldr. Thread (1/7)
#VAWA expired in 2018 after the @GOP leadership in both the House and the Senate refused to take it up. Originally enacted in the 1990s, studies showed that "the rate of intimate partner violence against females declined 53% between 1993 and 2008" (2/7)

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…
#VAWA required reauthorization every 5 years. For more than two decades, this was accomplished, with improvements made along the way.

Until 2018, when two common-sense changes to the bill sent the gun lobby into a tizzy and the @GOP refused to reenact it. (3/7)
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Few things annoy me more than Americans' naive belief in their alleged "checks & balances." Face it! Trump controls the executive as the "grownups" have turned out to be a bunch of cowards unwilling to criticize the "sitting president" (cf Jim Mattis).
2. Next, the naivists point to the Congress, but the Senate agenda & thus the Congress as a whole is controlled by one man, the @senatemajldr commonly recognized as #MoscowMitch and #MassacreMitch since Russian & NRA funding seem to be his sole driving forces.
3. The third leg is the Supreme Court, which has a GOP majority of 5-4, which determined the presidential election in 2000. Our only hope is Chief Justice John Roberts, who seems to be the last powerful man in Washington who stands for some values, but for how long?
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🐕DogDaze🐕

⚠️US Wargames to Try Out Concepts for Fighting China, Russia

Debris near Nyonoksa military testing ground left bridges radioactive

Tensions mount btwn Trump, Pence camps heading into 2020 election

Google Is Fined $170M for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube
🐕DogDaze2🐕

@senatemajldr is upset people are calling him names. 1st: “Moscow Mitch” (b/c he refuses to do anything to stop RU interference in US elex), & 2nd: “MassacreMitch” & “MurderTurtle” (b/c he refuses to take up gun-violence legislation despite massacre after massacre).
🐕DogDaze3🐕

Home of HK Media Tycoon Jimmy Lai Hit With Firebombs.

Pro-democracy backer Lai has been labeled a traitor by China
No one was hurt in the incident at the home

Melania’s ‘Einstein Visa’ Was Based on Her Having a College Degree — Which She Lied About Having
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💨Dorian💨

Fake news & SOCMED posts are such a threat to US security that the Defense Dept is launching a project to repel “large-scale, automated disinformation attacks,” as @senatemajldr blocks efforts to protect the integrity of elections

Trump trails Democrats YUGELY!
💨Dorian2💨

Time for Europe to Do More to Help Ukraine, U.S’s Pence Says

Will Georgia will be next?

Pence calls for vigilance about Russia & about Moscow's election meddling & work towards independence from Russian energy supplies.

Recession signals are flashing red
💨Dorian4💨

The photo Trump tweeted out from a classified briefing likely came from one of the US's most secretive spy satellites

Brain trauma suffered by US diplomats abroad could be work of hostile foreign gov’t

Hurricane Dorian kills at least 5 in the Bahamas. Now cat 4.
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1/Gun violence occurs in all 50 states regularly (suicides, murder, accidental discharge etc). Mass murder by assault weapons escalated when the 1994 ban expired in 2004. A 2019 study shows mass shooting fatalities were 70% less likely when that ban was in place. #MassacreMitch
2/ What the Dem Controlled House has done?
The House passed 2 gun control bills: Bipartisan Background
📌Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8)
📌Enhanced Background Checks Act (H.R. 112)
#texasshooting
3/ What has the @HouseGOP and @SenateGOP done on gun control? Zilch, Nada, Squat. As y'all know Mitch McConnell has refused to bring either bill to the floor. One bill is supported by 90% of Americans. Even if it goes to the floor the @SenateGOP might not pass it. #MoscowMitch
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🔥TAKE ACTION AGAINST THE @NRA‼️
The NRA is listed as a tax-exempt organization w the IRS, but their activities disqualify them for this designation‼️
Please join me in filing form 13909, Tax-Exempt Organization Complaint👇
#StoptheNRA
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“There is no reason that we have to accept this as our fortune. And yet functionally, right now, we have.” @BetoORourke

There IS a reason that Americans keep dying: @SenateMajLdr McConnell and the @SenateGOP's legislative graveyard. #MassacreMitch #GunReformNow
Texas’ second mass shooting in August kills at least 7 people, injures 19 including a 17-month-old baby and 3 law enforcement officers washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/…
The suspect was a white male in his mid-30s.

The #BlueLivesMatter folks have been uncharacteristically quiet, despite the fact that three LEO were wounded in the latest gun rampage.
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There are 23 GOP Senators up for re-election in 2020 #Senate2020
#AK #AR #AZ #CO #GA #IA #ID #KS #KY #LA #ME #MS #MT #NC #NE #OK #SC #SD #TN #TX #WV #WY
#FlipTheSenate #BlueWave2020

Democratic Challengers for #SENATOR
(per @Politics1com & @ballotpedia)
Update Sep 2019

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There are 23 GOP Senators up for re-election in 2020 #Senate2020 #23GOP

#AK #AR #AZ #CO #GA #IA #ID #KS #KY #LA #ME #MS #MT #NC #NE #OK #SC #SD #TN #TX #WV #WY
#FlipTheSenate #BlueWave2020
Dem Challengers for #SENATOR (per @Politics1com & @ballotpedia)
Update Sep 2019

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Hey #ALASKA! Can you help #FlipTheSenate?
#Senate2020
There are 2 Democratic Challengers
for Dan Sullivan's seat
Al Gross
dralgrossak.com
@DrAlGrossAK
Valerie Nurr'araaluk Davidson
@LtGovDavidson
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Trump - Less than 3 weeks ago:

REPORTER: Does it concern you that many people saw that tweet as racist + that white nationalist groups are finding common cause with you on that point?

TRUMP: "It doesn't concern me because many people agree with me."
Trump: "I will do whatever is necessary to stop an invasion of our country. That's what it is."
(April 2019)

via @atrupar
Trump
March 2019

After the Christchurch NZ massacre - asked if he thinks white nationalism is a rising threat

Trump: "I don't, really. I think it's a small group of people that have very, very serious problems."
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