Mike Pence broke a 50-50 tie in the US Senate last night to deny bank and credit card customers the ability to band together in class action lawsuits against Wall Street banks and credit card companies that rip them off.
They say that Trump will sign the bill immediately, probably with a brass band and marching elephants to celebrate getting to sign something, anything, despite how badly it hurts the consuming public. He won't know what's actually in the bill and how it hurts regular, non-billionaire type people, but then, he also won't care.
So who were the two Republicans who forced the tie-breaker? Surprise! Not Bob Corker and not Jeff Flake and not Susan Collins and not John McCain and not Lisa Murkowski. They all voted for it. The two defecting Republicans were Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and John Kennedy of Louisiana.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Yes, We're Tired of So Much Winning!
Posted by J.W. Williamson at 10/25/2017 09:12:00 AM
Labels: Bob Corker, Donald Trump, Jeff Flake, John Kennedy, John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Lisa Murkowski, Mike Pence, Susan Collins
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