Skip to comments.Thirty Democrat Lawmakers Vacation In PR While Federal Employees Remain Unpaid
Posted on 01/13/2019 2:02:19 PM PST by CaliforniaCraftBeer
President Trump is working around the clock during the government shutdown trying to negotiate with Pelosi and Schumer to secure border wall funding. The Democrats however, are partying at a beach resort in Puerto Rico on day 22 of the government shutdown. The Democrats dont care about the 800,000 federal workers who are currently not receiving a paycheck. Democrat Senator Bob Menendez was spotted hanging out with a bikini-clad colleague on the beach in Puerto Rico three weeks into the shutdown without a care in the world. The Hispanic Caucus of liberal Democrats is holding their retreat at a posh tropical resort while American government workers are suffering...
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The Commie media would be in an UPROAR if these were Republicans partying it up like its 1999 in Puerto Rico..but when Dems do it, not a peep
Oh and that woman with Menendez, she should consider herself lucky, he only goes after 13 year olds, she’s too old for him
I don’t imaging those on the plantation will notice or even care.
So, um, how much you want so I can play with those?
People see this . It is deeply resented by the laid off government employees. The President is on such high ground here that you cannot make it up. We are winning. BUILD THAT WALL Mr. President!!
Mel is keeping his teenage trafficked hookers out of sight??
Although the article kind of implies this, I surmise that vacationing Democratic lawmakers are still receiving their paychecks.
Wouldn’t even pay a nickel.
That’s what you call a smoked ham right there.
I am so glad they are concerned about the federal workers.
Well, you have obviously never been shipwrecked for years on a deserted island like this poor Senator.
The legislature is a separate branch of government. I assume that also means congressional staffers are also paid. The “government workers” (All executive branch!) not being paid are the ones with the least to say or effect it.
But how many people will ever read or see any of this? Gateway Pundit is not a big MSM source and I would be surprised if the majors cover any of this. Maybe Trump could tweet about this and enclose the picture?
Ok looked it up! Staffers may or may not be paid its up to Congress. Congress is paid no matter what they do or might want as dictated by the 27th Amendment (Summary: Congressional pay can’t be altered during a session!)
Terrible optics from any angle...not caring about government workers, not caring about national security, not caring about doing their job...
Senator should allow a Senate recess so that President Trump can make a single recess appointment before his term expires—so who is working and who cares moment.
The art of hard work for the political class is a mirage.
Every day without a recess appointment is a day without sunshine.
Some kind soul should explain to that woman that time and gravity are NOT her friends.
I read somewhere last night that the purpose of the trip was for the Dems to meet with PR’s governor to try to assess the need for additional “assistance” from the U.S. for lingering damage done by Hurricane Maria. The implication in the article was that this would be telegraphed as another of Trump’s “failures”. In fact if memory serves, it was the Puerto Rican unions and government who at the time of the storm prevented U.S. ships loaded with emergency supplies from docking at the ports—and that this was done to embarrass Trump.
I’m sure they feel their pain.
Some of them need to vacation somewhere where they can’t be extradited.
Nancy Pelosi has gone AWOL.
It’s hard to think of a better time for Trump to sign an Executive Order to build the Wall than now when Nancy is out of the country partying.
She’d probably be unable to respond coherently for hours, having joined in the Democrats’ revels.
In fact, if she couldn’t respond to Trump’s critical announcement within fifteen minutes, the news that she was out of the country partying would go viral over the news media.
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