Skip to comments.Donald Trump: Throw Thomas Massie out of Republican Party
Posted on 03/27/2020 7:25:45 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
President Donald Trump berated Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) on Friday, demanding the Republicans throw him out of the party for obstructing the massive coronavirus rescue package.
WIN BACK HOUSE, but throw Massie out of Republican Party! Trump wrote on Twitter.
& costly. Workers & small businesses need money now in order to survive. Virus wasnt their fault. It is HELL dealing with the Dems, had to give up some stupid things in order to get the big picture done. 90% GREAT! WIN BACK HOUSE, but throw Massie out of Republican Party!
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 27, 2020
The president described the famous Republican libertarian as a third rate Grandstander who was obstructing the bill.
He just wants the publicity. He cant stop it, only delay, which is both dangerous and costly, Trump wrote.
Massie is expected to force a roll call vote in Congress on the $2 trillion emergency funding bill, requiring members of Congress to rush back to Washington instead of passing the bill unanimously by a voice vote.
If Massie demands a quorum, 216 members of Congress are needed to return to Washington to pass the bill.
The Kentucky congressman shared an image of text from the Constitution on Thursday, suggesting that he would demand a quorum.
It appears that Massie believes that members of Congress should be required to record a vote on one of the biggest spending bills in the history of the country.
But Trump described him as a disaster for America for holding up the vote.
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Trump....you are about to piss off your base.
This is BS on the part of Trump.
He seems smarter than this.
Rules is rules....
He pissed me off.
I’m still with Trump, because there simply is no alternative. But I’m not happy right now.
A good way to get unelected if he keeps this up.
Um, NO! He did the right thing. Wake up PDJT.
Only after Flimsey Grahamnesty, Micro Rubio, Hoeven, Murkowsky and every other Cheap Labor Express stooge.
He wanted publicity. He got publicity.
So you approve of anonymously passing the largest spending bill in the history of the world?
Dear Mr. President, you are wrong on this sir, better to cool your anger and your tweets on this count. Save your base and be wise on this.
Throw one of the real conservatives out of the GOP, what does that leave the GOP as?
It was delayed all week long, so what would’ve been another day or so to get a quorum to pass this?
I don’t think you can blame Trump for being a little testy. Literally everyone is piling on as if he is running every hospital in America himself.
“We are all socialists now.”
No, his base is still with him. I am still with him. Don’t know about you.
Trump was right. This bill has massive bilateral support. It was going to pass. The only thing a roll call vote accomplished was keeping the House in one room so coronavirus could spread.
Okay, so part of me says that was a good thing. But that part is evil.
I’m more disappointed than angry. I thought better of the man, especially since he himself had suggested tax relief which I believe would be a viable plan. This is nothing but redistribution.
Which means it's a greater-than-usual deception.
Yes, under the circumstances.
What did his tactic accomplish?
Kept the house in one room for coronavirus to spread.
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