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What Will GOP Congress Accomplish from 2015-16?

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by righteousdude2, Jan 4, 2015.

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  1. Pass Keystone pipeline ....

    2 vote(s)
    66.7%
  2. Make significant changes to Obamacare (please explain in comments)

    2 vote(s)
    66.7%
  3. Secure the borders ....

    1 vote(s)
    33.3%
  4. Reverse Obama Executive Order on Immigration

    2 vote(s)
    66.7%
  5. Continue to frustrate Obama ....

    2 vote(s)
    66.7%
  6. Reverse Obama on Cuba ....

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Work with Obama on issues

    2 vote(s)
    66.7%
  8. Prepare the country for a GOP POTUS victory in 2015

    2 vote(s)
    66.7%
  9. Affect changes in battle against ISIS

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Imrpove foreign policy, i.e., restore relations with Israel and Europe

    1 vote(s)
    33.3%
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  1. righteousdude2

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    Problem is - how many Vetoes will Congress be able to override?
     
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    There will come a point in veto ink that will show the public ire with him, and the DNC would more than likely step in and encourage Congress to over ride Obama to save votes for 2016. MO....
     
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    Exactly. I answered they would pass the Keystone Pipeline, but getting it signed into law is another thing.
     
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    And that is the crux of the problem. It would be a shame to not pass it. It means jobs, and it would go a long way at keeping pump prices low. I hope Obama sees beyond his hate for America.
     
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    The GOP majority is led by cowards. They will accomplish nothing of note.
     
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    They will manage to irritate enough people that they couldn't Mr. Peanut elected President of a Squirrel convention.
     
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    Agreed...was looking for a poll option that said:

    "Do whatever is politically expedient to stay in power."
     
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    Since the GOP has led a systematic campaign of obstruction and obfuscation when it comes to any legislative agenda, it is unlikely they'll get much done. They can barely agree internally about their plans much less in public.

    That said, I suspect the Keystone Pipeline will get passed by a wide margin and that, when President Obama vetoes it, they will override the veto. There is too much momentum on this right now and it seems likely this will happen.

    Outside of this, I'm not sure much will get done again.
     
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    Thanks Matt - That is a good suggestion. This is why all polls allow for other input! God bless! :thumbsup:
     
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    Party line pap.

    Regardless of the weak leaders, they will probably send more legislation to Obama in the first six months than he has seen in six years.

    He'll veto almost all of it. Will that be considered a "systemic campaign of obstruction" by wannabe King Obama?
     
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    This is what I see happening as well.
     
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    I am not encouraged by the idea of John Boehner as speaker. I am afraid that the most that will be accomplished is a loss of the Republican majority the next time around.
     
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