Yesterday, I posted a floor speech by Jim Jordan - that if you’ve not seen yet, you ought to look back at yesterday’s post to view.
Sometimes a picture tells a thousand words...and such was the case when I got into the elevator yesterday just prior to the vote on the omnibus. Rep. Maxine Waters - a California Democrat - was in the elevator and exclaimed to a number of us “I’m so happy that you all put all the things I wanted in the omnibus!”
A cardinal rule of finance is that return of principal matters first and foremost. Once you know you’re going to get your money back, you can then focus on the return on your principal.
I found Tuesday’s vote on H.R. 5247, the so-called “Right to Try Act,” incredibly disappointing. The measure failed 259 to 140, given that it was brought up under what is called “suspension of the rules,” wherein it needed a two-thirds majority for passage. I voted yes.
Yesterday, the House voted on H.R. 4909, the STOP School Violence Act of 2018.
Tariffs will hurt South Carolina manufacturing
By Rep. Mark Sanford
1. Do you support legislation that would ban the ownership of assault weapons like the one used in the Florida school shooting?
Mark Sanford (MS): NO...but this is not to say that I think everyone should have access to them.
2. Do you support legislation that would provide for arming classroom teachers? YES or NO
They say a couple times in a row creates a pattern. Unfortunately, there seems to be a pattern unfolding wherein the more heart-wrenching the cause, the greater the odds that they won’t bother to pay for it.