GOP Leadership Ready to Break Anti-Tax Pledge to Pass ObamaTrade

by ALEX SWOYER | Breitbart.com  |  published on June 14, 2015

boehner-paulryan-J.-Scott-ApplewhiteAP-640x480Establishment Republicans desperately trying to secure the passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which would give President Obama fast-track authority to secure congressional approval of at least three secretive trade deals, are now willing to increase taxes on small businesses in a way that would violate a pledge almost every Republican Congressman has taken when elected into office.

To secure final passage through Congress of a package that would include TPA fast-track authority—which would ensure finalization of the secretive Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) and Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), among other deals—the House would need to pass the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) package that was necessary for Senate passage of TPA. The House voted TAA down 302-126 with widespread bipartisan opposition to last week, but House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)58%
and his allies in House GOP leadership have pledged that they will try to pass it again early next week. The vote would potentially be on Monday, but more likely on Tuesday—and if there is no vote by Tuesday, it’s unlikely that Ryan will be able to succeed in his ploy to revive TPA.

TAA is a big government program usually favored by Democrats—it increases the size and scope of government, and is essentially viewed by Republicans as a welfare program—so their opposition to it during Friday’s complicated and confusing House vote schedule was not opposition to TAA as a specific concept, but opposition to the full Obamatrade package, especially TPA.

  • Jack Simpson

    Seems like we only have one party in the Congress, the Republocrats. Time for a new broom to sweep clean. SSG U.S. Army (RET)

  • Richard Schwartz

    WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE? GET SOME USELESS PROGRAMS AND DEFUND AND APPLY FUNDS TO INFRASTRUCTURE. IF SOME PEOPLE ARE OFFENDED THAT IS NOT THE VOTERS PROBLEM. WHEN DO THE VOTERS COME FIRST? House is called the “peoples house”
    NOT SPECIAL INTEREST, NOT LOBBYIST. YOUR MEMBERS WORK FOR THE PEOPLE. CUT STUPID USELESS PROGRAMS. NEED HELP FINDING THEM. MANY PEOPLE WHO HAVE COMMON SENSE WOULD LOVE TO HELP!!!!!! IF YOU SOLD YOUR SOUL NOT OUR PROBLEM

  • Malta O’Gorman

    These traitors (so called Republicans) needs to be removed NOW!!! Every state that elected these traitors should do a recall and remove any/all those that sign on or approve of this betrayal, perfidy, and subversiveness. America its time to take back our country from these traitors!!!

  • Robert A Kaufman

    AS FAR AS I AM CONCERNED THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS DEAD AND IS NO LONGER A MAJOR PARTY IN AMERICAN POLITICS!!! COME QUICKLY LORD JESUS!!!

  • holyblood1

    These puppet politicians work for the worlds richest and are doing what they tell them. They want it all but in the end God will rules as always and they will parish if they don’t change.

  • holyblood1

    This is one of the biggest scams and sell outs in America, these politicians will sell you out in a minute to gain riches for their own pockets and for their rich buddies interests. This is just another if not bigger failure as NAFTA or any other bum deal they passed like Bush and Clinton done. Get ready people lose of jobs, are coming and these criminals have SOLD AMERICA OUT! the way I see it. God help us.

  • KDC

    Why would ANYONE give that slime a fast tract to do anything? Establishment Republicans, right! Yes, and thats why we voted them in, this past election. So they can crawl further in bed with him. ( sorry about the visual)

    • You didn’t think things would actually change, much less improve, by having the Republicans take charge of Congress, did you? The joke’s on you, if you did.

      • KDC

        Yes, actually I was naive enough to hope against all hope!

  • Bea22

    Did anyone catch the story last week that Congress voted to repeal the labeling on meat, poultry, pork for the country of origin because Mexico and Canada sued (under NATA) that USA labeling discriminated against their products? The World Trade Organization threatened to fine the US a few billion if Congress didn’t repeal the law. Thanks a lot “free traders.”

    • holyblood1

      You got the trader part right.

  • tracymae

    They just don’t get it. And, then they expected the people to follow them.

  • game50

    The question we should be asking is what does Obama have on each of this Rino, to give up the rights of American

  • The redhawk

    I guess that Winning the last TWO Congressional elections got them Unable to Stand and further SUCCESS…So will PIGLOSI/REid Win Congress next time???????????

    • holyblood1

      If they do I say there is not much hope for people in this country that keep voting that way.

      • The redhawk

        On the Other hand we MUST VOTE ‘EM ALL OUT for NON PROFESSIONAL POLITICIANS… What is worse and what have we got to lose?? The PROFESSIONAL SAUSAGETURDS IN DC MUST BE GONE

      • The redhawk

        On the Other hand we MUST VOTE ‘EM ALL OUT for NON PROFESSIONAL POLITICIANS… What is worse and what have we got to lose?? The PROFESSIONAL SAUSAGETURDS IN DC MUST BE GONE

      • The redhawk

        On the Other hand we MUST VOTE ‘EM ALL OUT for NON PROFESSIONAL POLITICIANS… What is worse and what have we got to lose?? The PROFESSIONAL SAUSAGETURDS IN DC MUST BE GONE

        • holyblood1

          Yu are right my man.

  • Alupara

    Let’s all play a new game! It’s called, “Name the Rinos.” It’s easy. When you get a questionairre mailed to you from the RNC soliciting a donation, write down the names of the RINOS in magic marker, then, where it askes for “donation amount” where it says “other”, scotch tape two pennies to it and then mail it in. That’s it!

    • Robert

      I wouldn’t even send 2 pennies their not worth it. I usually make notations on their forms telling them what I think of their lack of leadership and the Dispicable thing that The Rinos did to young conservatives during the primaries who they refused to support with
      funding and instead supported tired old Rinos who should have retired
      because they didn’t want anybody to upset their apple cart and look at
      the fools they call leaders. The progressive democrats don’t even have to work up a sweat, the Rinos are helping Obama fundamentally change
      the country into a third world shithole.

      • KDC

        When I get phone calls, I blast them about not doing the job for the people, and not to ask for money till they start doing their jobs, etc. etc.

        • Robert

          Thank you. I wish more American citizens who love their country would tell these fools to stop destroying
          our country, its as if they want our economy and standard of living to collapse so that they can gain control over us and take our freedoms from us. Don’t
          give them any funding. They are supposed to be working for us not the other way around. Rinos suck.

      • Alupara

        Well, I just thought it would be a good idea if everybody just put in their 2 cents worth.

    • The redhawk

      is your answer;;”H ILDERBEAST CLINTON FOR PUTRID CIC”? …. Or VOTE for a NEW , YOUNGER, ABLE Candidate???

    • The redhawk

      is your answer;;”H ILDERBEAST CLINTON FOR PUTRID CIC”? …. Or VOTE for a NEW , YOUNGER, ABLE Candidate???

  • John VanderKelen

    Small business will pass on the tax to customers. So this tax is on everyone. Skunk Obama is to implement law not create it. Congress read the Constitution you took an oath to uphold. Do not lower yourself to the level of Hussein.

    • Robert

      They don’t care, this all about money Global Banking, Global Conglomerates, New World Order Proponents, they want to control the
      world as we know it and its people as did Hitler, Stalin, Mao. they are just going about it a different way. If you care for your children and grand children we must not allow this.

      • KDC

        We’re losing our sovereignty!

  • Peatro Giorgio

    Well maybe the next time you moderate to right leaning republicans will vote for the better Candidates, during the primary season. You all know who you are and how you voted for the scumbags in leadership now . Vote True Tea – Party Fiscal conservative. Next time, this time around.

  • carlton goodson

    Do the words greedy and pigs come to mind?

  • Gerry Costa

    These f—— traitors need to be put in front of a firing squad right along with the fraud in the WH. They are willing to break the oath that got them elected to give the anti-American fraud power to sign SECRET treaties for their own greed . They are going against the American citizens at every turn. If people don’t vote all of them out of office they deserve what they get and I refuse to believe they will be our best choices next election. I will do a write-in before I will vote for a demoRAT or a traitor rino.

  • WAYCAL

    This is the reason we need term limits. Those elected are not being held accountable for there actions.

    • Robert

      The powers that be will never allow that and that includes The Supreme Court

    • holyblood1

      If you want term limits Ryan Paul is a good start.

  • Catherine McCoy

    Please have a look at who in the senate vote for ObamaTrade:
    http://www.scoopfeed.net/2015/05/16/trade-treaties-tpp-ttip-and tisa-heres-how-u-s-senators-voted-in-the-key-senate-vote-to-end-american-democracy/

    can you spot a couple of traitor?

    • KDC

      I took a look and what I saw were all republicans voting for it and a few dems voting against it. No republicans voting against it at all.

    • holyblood1

      Yea McCaskill and Blunt time for them to go.

      • Catherine McCoy

        Each person who voted for it got at least $17,000 in bribes from the Corporates:

        http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/congress/item/21040-corporations-bribe-senators-to-vote-for-tpp-fast-track

        ww.universalfreepress.com/how-much-did-traitorous-senators-get-paid-to-betray-americans-on-tpp-interesting-numbers/#

        Can you imagine selling out your country for $17,000??

        • holyblood1

          No I cant Catherine, but then again there is no term limit and they know how to work the people and system, and they care how much they can make and live rich the rest of their lives, it seems don’t care about the people (not all of them but most of them) are like this. This is the same reason we over threw Britain TO MUCH TAXES AND TO MUCH BULLYING.

  • The Hawk

    The GOP is starting to look like Goofy Old People. I have be a Republican all my life but now I am more in line with the Tea Party. RINOs who needs them?

    • KentS

      The body snatchers got em; they are pod people now (GOP: aka, Gang Of Pods).

  • James Maxwell

    And Bohnner and his scalawags are at it again. Is it any wonder that the
    so called “leadership:” is causing the GOP faithful to turn their backs
    on the party and look elsewhere for leadership. Are they trying to throw
    the election before it happens. At this rate with McConnel and Bonnher
    screwing up the leadership in Congress nothing is changing for the
    better but getting worse day by day. This weekend while trying to pull
    up some conservative sites I found they had suddenly become
    UNAVAILABLE. No reason given just unable to open seveal of them
    Looks like the FCC had followed its masters wishes and violate the
    freedom of the American peopel and the 1st Amendement.

    • J Slack

      If the opportunity was to ever offer itself maybe we can nail them all for TREASON’.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Robert

      Both of these fools will be gone in a couple of years after all the damage has been done, we will be stuck with more unemployment, more crime,
      more welfare, more illegals, more foreign workers and a lower standard of living for all.

  • jcfriday

    Paul Ryan is just another example of a turn coat Republican that I will never vote for no matter what office he seeks. These types are sickening and traitors to the American public.

  • jerry young

    are all the republicans turning rino? what happened to them fighting obama and standing for Americans first? I guess they said whatever people wanted to hear, it got them in and now their showing how much they lied to America, we should have known when they kept boener

    • podunk1

      The Maoist/RINO progressive monopolist flags are flying high in AC/DC land! No more!! Enough is beyond enough!

      PUT Americans to work & off welfare by sending alien invaders HOME and resurrecting the US productive that progressives moved to China. That $3.5 trillion wage related productivity is enough to save the USA from bankruptcy and collapse!

      • Robert

        Paul Ryan has shown that he does not deserve our support and instead has become a shill for the Rinos

        • podunk1

          Not only that, he wouldn’t have been able to pass 101 accounting in the in the non-elite university I went to 50+ years ago. Since 1989, The US has been void of accountability and internal control/security. Since then Obama has demanded lump sum “continuance” of spending plus significant increases, without continuity, comparability, or accountability relative to prior year, authorization, control accountability, security, checks, and balances. It is a blank check that guarantees criminal charges & jail in the private and state/local levels to any involved. Those laws apply at the federal level too… likewise with a DOJ that aids and abets with fingers in the pot.

          No personal animosity… it really doesn’t matter if Ryan in simply in over his head thinking he is doing the right thing… he’s in a bed of snakes and the bites will be serious if we ever do save America! I’m not sure there is a reputable CPA firm left with 50’s trough 80’s ethics and virtue required to turn things around. A zero base activity basis budget, bottom up to meet specific objectives, where all levels of management must meet individual annual cost reduction objectives well in excess of salary, to continue receiving a salary, is a simple positive solution. Bureaucrats will starve to death and disappear like pasture flies in winter. Others will be empowered by success.

    • Mike N

      The problem is that they (the RINOs) beat out good conservative candidates with their money, name recognition, and promises. Voters bite on that rather than risk voting for good conservative candidates (generally Tea Party) who they fear do not have a chance of defeating the democrat opponent. Unfortunately what you get is a Democrat lite and more of the same. Mitch McConnell is the best example. We need to vote for the best Candidate and take our chances if we are going to change things.

  • Sylvester Jones

    The truth comes out, they are all in it together against all tax-payers. But we win, I read the end of the Holy Book.

    • James Maxwell

      Amen Brother, Amen and the idolaters will fall in disgrace.

      • USACITIZEN97

        Yep::: fall into the eternal lake of fire forever

    • holyblood1

      Amen Brother Amen.

  • donemyhomework

    So it looks like the Republicans are total back stabbers.

    • Sylvester Jones

      All in it together.

      • Robert

        They belong to the same clubs attend the same gala affairs all on the Taxpayer dime, what do you expect? Why do you think they want to control the internet? It was never about access its
        always been about control, especially what you discuss in forums like this. Soon you will not be able to make any comment
        about the government no matter which party is in power. In Hitler’s time they burnt books and newspapers the fascists of today
        want to control what you say on the internet and you will lose
        another god given freedom, the right to say what’s on your mind,
        unfortunately their are a lot of foolish people in this country who
        think that’s ok, because of all the Communist BS that has been
        taught in our Universities, Collages, and Schools for the last 60
        years.

    • ijohnc1

      Et’ to Brute’ …Shakespeare
      What happened to our duly elected from November 2014?
      Most, not all have become a den of thieves and liars, they have become the enemy, nothing more than Benedict Arnolds.

      • Gerry Costa

        Worst then Benedict Arnold ever thought of being.

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