41 Republican Senators Voted Against a Landmark Veterans Bill in February, Today They Blame the VA
Veterans Job Act. S.1982 was killed by Senate Republicans, with a vote of 56-41 -- only Republicans Senators voting nay and with only two Republicans voting for the bill. "If signed into law, this sweeping legislation would expand and improve health care and benefit services to all generations of veterans and their families." ~Veterans of Foreign Wars
Military Groups Blast Republicans For Killing A Bill To Support Veterans
60 votes were needed to waive the budget rule but 41 of 45 Republicans voted against it, effectively killing the bill. The measure, sponsored by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), collapsed after failing to garner enough Republican votes to waive the VA spending cap established in a budget deal Congress and President Obama approved in December. Sanders’s office estimated that the VA legislation would have cost $20 billion over 10 years.
"One day my brothers and sisters will realize that Democrats have made us weak by giving us things we would normally have to work for. That is why I vote Republican for they realize anything worth having is worth working for." #Prince
GOP’s woman-haters club swells: Why their hatred is actually getting worse
PP: Republicans somehow feel the image portrayed by sheep herders two thousand years ago of women being subservient to men should be reinstated as the norm. May I suggest republicans voted out of office become the new norm.