Jeff Flake is a former Republican senator from Arizona. After Trump’s election, Mr. Flake decided not to seek reelection. He was a constant critic of DJT and therefore a pariah in the Trump Party of Moscow Mitch McConnell.
“It’s difficult because they want to keep their jobs.”@JeffFlake on why he thinks Republicans don’t speak out against President Trump.
That’s it; that’s the whole story and the truth why Republicans have become hypocrites and cowards. They know that Trump is a disgrace to the office of the President of the United States but continue to support him; fearing that they might lose votes when they seek reelection.
This is the ultimate reason why term limits for members of the House and Senate are mandatory. The same reasons congress voted to set term limits for a president apply to them.
“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men…” Sir John Dalberg-Acton, 8th Baronet.
Don’t believe me? Pay attention to the lies from Moscow Mitch, Chuck Grassley, Lindsey Graham, Ted Cruz, Louie Gohmert, Steve King, and many, many other failed politicians who have been in Washington for far too long.
Maybe one of you can answer a question for me. The base salary of each member of congress is $174,000 per year. It’s very expensive to live in or very near Washington D.C. How is it possible that after two terms members of the House and Senate are millionaires? A second question; why will Moscow Mitch spend tens of millions of dollars this year retain a seat in the senate for which he receives. $193,400 per year? The first congress was composed of volunteers; McConnell’s personal wealth is over 22 million dollars.
Old, white Republican men will never vote for term limits and surrender their lives of luxury and privilege. Elect younger women and men who will and our government can become functional again.
“The Truth Lives Here”
Op-ed by James Turnage
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