When it comes down to it, public servants are suppose to be working for us, right? Then I fully agree with Senator David Perdue, here. There's A LOT on the agenda and a lot that needs to be handled NOW!
Along with healthcare we're looking at tax reform, the debt ceiling, annual spending which starts in a matter of months. Time to give up your summer vacations and get business handled for those who have put you in office.
What would you do if you were in their place? Would you ask your fellow house members and senators to not worry about "summer break" and get business handled?
As Written By Brendan Kirby for Lifezette:
Perdue says lawmakers should give up summer break if they can’t repeal Obamacare in time.
Lawmakers should work through the August recess if they cannot pass a partial repeal of Obamacare before then, Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) said Friday.
Appearing on “The Laura Ingraham Show,” Perdue said there is more than health care on a legislative agenda that includes tax reform, a looming vote on raising the debt ceiling, and the annual spending bills for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1.
“We’ve got so much to do,” he said. “We need to stay here in August and not go home and have that work period back in the state.”
Nine other Republican senators on Friday joined Perdue in his call, according to a news release from his office.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulled the upper chamber's version of the health care bill after it became clear that it could not pass. Perdue said he shares the concerns of conservatives who believe the plan does not go far enough in repealing the insurance regulations that drive up the cost of health .....
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