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Democrats Fight #GOP Culture of Corruption to Make Washington Work for the People/1 #VoteBlue2018 #Midterms #Democrats #DemsWork4USA #WhyIVoteDemocrat It’s a vintage button with a donkey kicking an elephant saying “Kick out Depression with a Democratic Vote”
This week’s indictment of #GOP Congressman Chris Collins shines a stark light on the rampant culture of corruption and self-enrichment among #Republicans in Washington today/2 #Collins #CorruptGOP #SwampThings
..and the story continues to widen as reporters unearth at least six other #GOP current and former Members of Congress who have recently owned or sold stock in Innate Immunotherapeutics, the Australian company at the center of the arrest of Rep. Collins./3 #GOPCORRUPT #Collins
Republicans are running a government of, by and for the lobbyists and wealthy donors – not a government for the people./4 #GOPCorruption #complicit #VoteBlueToSaveAmerica
Instead of draining the swamp, the #GOP Congress and Trump Administration have become cesspools of self-enrichment, secret money and special interests:/5 #CultureOfCorruption
Congressman Collins revealed the true cravenness of the #GOPTaxScam for the rich, when he declared “My donors are basically saying, ‘Get it done or don’t ever call me again.’”/6 #GOPCorruption #GOPGreed
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney told 1,300 bankers and industry officials to buy influence in order to push lawmakers to dismantle key financial protections for consumers, saying,../7 #GOPCorruption #GOPGreed #EnoughIsEnough #VoteBlueToSaveAmerica
OMB Director Nick Mulvaney said:
“We had a hierarchy in my office in Congress. If you’re a lobbyist who never gave us money, I didn’t talk to you. If you’re a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you.”/8 #GOPCorruption #PayToPlay #Lobbyists #GOPGreed
While House #Republicans enrich themselves and their special interest donors, #Democrats are committed to cleaning up corruption to make Washington work #ForThePeople./9 #ABetterDeal #DrainTheGOPSwamp
A Democratic Majority will deliver #ABetterDeal For #OurDemocracy to hold the #GOP accountable for their corrupt big-money politics and drain the President’s swamp:/10 #GOPCorruption #GOPGreed #VoteThemOut
Strengthening America’s ethics laws to fight the special interests – ending the revolving door in Washington, and reining in the influence of lobbyists, big money donors and special interests who drive the #Republican agenda./11 #STOPGOPCORRUPTION #DemFuture #VoteBlue
..Fixing our broken campaign finance system to combat big money influence – wiping out the scourge of unaccountable, secret dark money, and overturning #CitizensUnited!/12 #DemFuture #CampaignFinanceReform #VoteBlue
#Democrats will Empower the American voter to demand responsive government – protecting every citizen’s right to vote, and their right to have their vote counted as cast, safeguarding our election infrastructure and ending partisan redistricting./13 #VOTEBLUE #ABetterDeal
The connection between massive flows of #DarkMoney in politics and the exploitative policies of the #GOP is crystal clear. Hard-working Americans across the country are paying the price for the GOP’s donor-driven agenda:/14 #CultureOfCorruption (Graphic by Nick Anderson)
Hard-working families and consumers are paying the price for the #GOPTaxScam handouts to Wall Street & wealthy corporations./15 #CultureOfCorruption #GOPCorruption #GOPGreed
Children are paying the price as the #GOP helps out dirty energy polluters contaminating our clean air and clean water./16 #GOPEnvironmentalDisaster #RepublicanPlague
#Seniors are paying the price for huge #GOP tax breaks to Big Pharma hiking #prescriptiondrugcosts./17 #GOPTaxScam #GOPGreed #CultureOfCorruption
The American people deserve better than the #GOP’s #corruption, #cronyism, and #incompetence. Delivering #ABetterDeal for hard-working families means enacting tougher ethics laws to crack down on the self-dealing that has metastasized under the GOP Congress &Trump Admin. /18
The American people are confronted with a #GOP Congress and Administration that has taken every opportunity to stack the deck for the wealthy and well-connected against hard-working American families and seniors./19
From health care, to taxes, to good-paying jobs, to critical consumer protections, Mr. Trump and the #GOP Congress are giving the American people a #rawdeal./20 #GOPTaxScam #GOPGreed #GOPCorruption
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