Twitter | Search | |
Ways and Means Dems
Official Twitter Feed of the House Ways and Means Committee Democrats. Updates from Democratic staff.
9,777
Tweets
246
Following
28,993
Followers
Tweets
Ways and Means Dems 13h
Democrats support policies that help ALL Americans provide for their families and find success. Republicans created a tax law that disproportionately benefits a tiny group of people and worsens already staggering economic inequality.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems 13h
Further evidence the Republican tax law was written for the most well-off and well-connected Americans: “Charles Koch donated $500K to Ryan days after GOP tax plan passed”
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Mike Thompson Jan 21
Every day our government remains closed, the U.S. economy takes a huge hit. The last time the government was shut down in 2013, it cost our economy $1.5 billion per day. We must work together to find a responsible way to fund our government and end the .
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Bill Pascrell, Jr. Jan 20
At every turn Democrats were willing to negotiate. But shifted the goal posts to bow to the extreme right wing of the Republican party. It's long past time to pass the bipartisan solutions that exist and end the .
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Sandy Levin Jan 20
= Congressional Republicans inability to govern + an erratic President lacking leadership to bring them together with Democrats for comprehensive solutions to fund the government and get it back to work for Americans.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Rep. Richard Neal Jan 20
We're in the 16th hour of the leaving Americans concerned about our economy, federal workers, CHIP, aid for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and so many other things impacted by the lack of a resolution.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Bill Pascrell, Jr. Jan 20
Republicans let children's healthcare funding lapse & kept the fate of in limbo while passing partisan tax cuts for donors & billionaire friends. Now they can't stomach bipartisan solutions to , fund , or pass a budget. Ridiculous.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Rep. Richard Neal Jan 20
I’m ready & willing to do the work to open the government – but Republicans are doing nothing to put an end to the .
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Rep. Terri A. Sewell Jan 20
Wish I could join everyone at the women's marches in Alabama today! I might be working in the Capitol because of the , but I'm still wearing my pink!
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Steny Hoyer Jan 20
Consistently, the strategy of the Republican party has been to take America hostage and shut down the government. This is a that GOP leaders welcomed, which is why they would not put on the Floor issues on which we have consensus.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Rep. Richard Neal Jan 20
Facts about the : -It didn’t have to happen -Republicans had months to avert it -Americans deserve better
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Rep. Terri A. Sewell Jan 20
In a government where Republicans control every lever of power, it is a failure of leadership that the GOP cannot gather the votes to pass a basic spending bill. It's time for Republican leaders to start working with Dems rather than just relying on their party
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
House Democrats Jan 20
.: If Americans can’t trust Republicans to keep the lights on, how can we trust them to do anything else? Watch Live:
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Judy Chu Jan 20
None of us wanted a shutdown. We are here because of Trump’s deportation deadline and the incompetence of Republican leadership in Congress and the White House.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Rep. Joe Crowley Jan 20
If at any turn, Speaker Ryan or Leader McConnell would have shown leadership or a bit of courage – none of us would be here today. The wouldn’t have occurred.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Rep. Richard Neal Jan 20
The business community and the world need certainty that we will be open for business but the prohibits that.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Hoyer Press Shop Jan 20
One thing we’re guessing Republicans didn’t think through before they shut down the government: the IRS won’t be able to implement the that they wasted so much time on instead of funding the government.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Earl Blumenauer Jan 20
Today is the first anniversary of complete Republican control of our government. The is theirs.
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems Jan 20
It’s telling that Republicans were able to come together to pass tax cuts for big corporations, but they’re unable to carry out the fundamental job of keeping the government open. The President and his reckless GOP are responsible for this .
Reply Retweet Like
Ways and Means Dems retweeted
Rep. Ron Kind Jan 19
We must work together to pass a bipartisan year-long budget and reopen the government immediately.
Reply Retweet Like