YES! - And they will pay for it by finally rolling back The New Deal.
43% (10 votes)
NO! – The Democrats will defend the 99% and not let this happen.
57% (13 votes)
Total votes: 23

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rob321pgh 2 years 19 weeks ago

The house will pass something but will not pass the senate and veto by the president

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R.A. Stewart 2 years 18 weeks ago

That is true in the current term. Next year, with both the House and the Senate probably in Republican hands, will be a different matter. They may not have veto-proof majorities then, but it's quite possible that they will dragoon enough Blue Dogs or just plain craven Democrats into siding with them.

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