John Garamendi Profile picture
Californian and Congressman for California's 8th Congressional District. Senior member on @hascdemocrats and @transportdems. Ranking member of Readiness.
Jul 6, 2021 5 tweets 2 min read
THREAD: Six months ago today, a violent mob, emboldened by a then-sitting President who lied about the results of a lawful election, launched a violet insurrection at the U.S. Capitol–the citadel of democracy. We will never forget or cease to honor the heroism of the U.S. Capitol Police officers who bravely defended the Capitol from the violence and bloodshed. We also grieve the tragic loss of life, and offer support to those experiencing ongoing trauma as a result of that day.
Apr 25, 2018 53 tweets 16 min read
THREAD: The new tax law is a raw deal for the middle class. 83% of the benefits go to the 1%, and it blows a $1.5 trillion hole in the deficit. But don't just take my word for it, here's 42 examples of how the #TaxScam hurts working families as well as a vision for #ABetterDeal: A plurality—42%–think the tax cuts favor the wealthy most of all. Only 29.6% say they favor the working and middle class.…