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Next President of the United Fates of America

Facing an intense public backlash, House Republicans backed off a plan to weaken the Office of Congressional Ethics on Tuesday.
"It's out, it was stripped, " Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) told the Daily News as he exited an emergency closed door GOP meeting.
The sudeen reversal came just hours after President-elect Donald Trump attacked House Republicans, questioning whether his GOP colleagues should have made as their first priority gutting the independent, nonpartisan watchdog charged with keeping tabs on congressional ethics.
“With all that Congress has to work on, do they really have to make the weakening of the Independent Ethics Watchdog, as unfair as it ........may be, their number one act and priority,” Trump said in a pair of tweets.
House GOP seeks to weaken group that probes corrupt pols
“Focus on tax reform, healthcare and so many other things of far greater importance!” he posted, before adding the “#DTS” hashtag denoting his oft-stated “drain the swamp” slogan.
On Monday night, House Republicans quietly, and behind closed doors, moved to put the Office of Congressional Ethics under the jurisdiction of the House Ethics Committee — prompting substantial criticism from lawmakers who said it would weaken the only entity charged with overseeing independent investigations.
That change — one of the first moves made by House Republicans in the Congress — would have taken effect if approved by a full vote Tuesday.
But even after Trump's criticism, top House Republicans seemed to stand by their measure.
Congrats GOP, you're on the wrong side of history in so many ways

Dinesh D'Souza
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Since the media didn't bother to find them, I'd like to see Russia hack Obama's college transcripts—there goes the genius theory!
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RE: Next President of the United Fates of America - by Wook - 01-03-2017, 02:24 PM

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