Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sums up what her GOP colleagues are good at in one candid tweet
The New York Democrat shared a tweet posted by journalist Steven Newakam, who… mentioned A senior GOP aide suggested that Republicans might seek to change House Speaker again “if we lose the Israeli vote after the Majorca impeachment loss.”
“This would certainly take the pressure off of them scrambling to find new post offices to rename every week because that’s the only thing they seem to get votes for,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote.
That would certainly take the pressure off of them scrambling to find new post offices to rename every week because that’s the only thing they seem to get the votes for https://t.co/4znGjCEfBY
– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 7, 2024
Bills to rename post offices are usually very easy to pass, and represent a large portion of the laws approved by each Congress.
The current Congress, led in the House of Representatives by a closely divided Republican majority that ousted its president in October, has proven capable of Least productive Since the Great Depression. It passed 21 laws just last year, and Struggle to achieve it Minimal tasks like keeping the government open.
In a stunning defeat on Tuesday, House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) pushed for the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. to fail After some Republicans joined Democrats in opposing it.
Minutes later, in another setback for Republican leaders, a bill was passed to provide American aid to Israel He was defeated.
Earlier Tuesday, Senate Republicans killed A Border security package The party had been demanding for months.
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