+ ++ House Republicans prove bipartisan cooperation is not their forte | Latina Lista

House Republicans prove bipartisan cooperation is not their forte

House Republicans prove bipartisan cooperation is not their forte

LatinaLista — The news today that a group of House Republicans had thrown up a roadblock in passing a bailout that everyone, from the President and his top financial advisors to CNBC stock analysts, say is absolutely necessary to stave off the 21st Century version of the Great Depression is not surprising.

WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 17: House Minority Leader-elect John Boehner (R-OH) speaks while newly elected House Republican leadership members (L-R) Rep. Roy Blunt (R-MO), Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI), current House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and Rep. Tom Carter (R-TX) during a news conference after the House Republican Conference elected its new leadership for the 110th Congress on Capitol Hill November 17, 2006 in Washington, DC.
(Source: Getty Images)

We've seen House Republicans act in a way that bulldozed the Congress into accepting their way on another proposed piece of legislation — immigration reform.
Thanks to them, nothing changed for undocumented immigrants and their families, except that things have gotten a lot worse.
Back then, they claimed to be working on behalf of the American public. The funny thing is most Americans never wanted to separate parents from their children or deport people whose only crime was working under a false social security number.
House Republicans bullied that bill off the table — will they do the same again?
Or more importantly, how long will the American public continue to let them?


More in Government


Video: Empowering people with a simple tool to search, compare and be inspired by constitutions the world over

Latina ListaSeptember 30, 2013
Screen shot 2013-06-07 at 2.12.34 PM

New guide explains senate immigration bill in language everyone can understand

Latina ListaJune 7, 2013

U.S. Census shows their relevancy with new initiative featuring infographics, interactive elements and Pinterest account

Marisa TreviñoJuly 2, 2012

Transcript: 2012 State of the Union: An America Built to Last

Marisa TreviñoJanuary 24, 2012

Guest Voz: Report — Obama Misrepresenting Deportation Statistics

Marisa TreviñoDecember 8, 2011

Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona jumps into crowded Senate race to succeed Kyl

Marisa TreviñoNovember 15, 2011

Guest Voz: Medicare Patients Must Defend What Is Left

Marisa TreviñoNovember 14, 2011

Survey Reveals ICE Officials’ Sporadic Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion

Marisa TreviñoNovember 11, 2011

Guest Voz: On this Veteran’s Day, we should start treating our veterans better than we do

Marisa TreviñoNovember 11, 2011