Lone Texas Republican BLOCKS $19 billion disaster bill that just passed the Senate and now Pelosi is FURIOUS!

A Freshman Republic Congressman from Texas has just blocked the 19 billion dollar disaster relief bill that passed the Senate last night.

Chip Roy, who used to be the chief of staff for Ted Cruz, objected to a unanimous consent request to pass the bill.

He did so on the grounds that the bill doesn’t contain the modest funding request of 4.4 billion by the OMB Director to keep DHS and HHS from running out of money while they deal with the border crisis.

Also, Roy said bill money isn’t paid for which he attributes to both sides of the aisle.



 
Pelosi was furious that Roy blocked this, calling it ‘sabotage’:

So what happens next?

The block by Roy is only temporary and the House will vote on the bill when they resume their session the week of June 3rd.

So this isn’t really a huge deal, but it’s nice to see a conservative Republican from Texas flip over the apple cart for all to see to make a necessary point that hardly ever gets made anymore.

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joyfulgiver
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I notice on my calendar that Memorial Day is May 27th, why do politicians not return to work until June 3rd? exclamation

Also, cheers to Rep. Roy, willing to say it like it is and refuse to be plowed over by the establishment. I hope he is able to rally the rest of the troops to refuse to sign on to this without the added money for DHS.

CaptBill56
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Anything that pisses off this slob is a bonus

mdbuilder
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mdbuilder

Her reaction is a sure-fire insight to the appropriateness of the action.

Charli
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AWWWWW, Nancy is furious….another gray hair, a few more wrinkles and another ulcer or two for the leaderless “Speaker,” whose only plan is to RESIST! Even her battery of beauticians are unable to put poor Nancy back together again. Meanwhile, hey Nancy!!!! Let’s see YOUR taxes…ALL of them…command the IRS to release all of the taxes you and Paul have filed, and your businesses and investment concerns, donations, AND all of your bank statements, including your overseas investments. YOU FIRST B!

CaptBill56
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Maybe she will start drinking

Conserve 58
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Conserve 58

CaptBill56CaptBill56 When did she stop?

Charli
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I was JUST going to pose the same question, Conserve! LOL

SafeThusFar
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Wish he would run for President

Charli
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I don’t. He did the right thing with this but he can be very liberal in various areas. He needs a bit more seasoning first.

sam
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I’d like to know what happened to all the money set aside in the omnibus bill of Feb 15, 2019 – Page 13 – $4 Billion is substantial

and of which not less than $4,273,857,000 shall be for enforcement, detention, and removal operations, including transportation of unaccompanied minor aliens

DHS Office of the Secretary received $141,381,000
Management Directorate Operations & Support rec’d $1,083,837,000 plus $176 M for procurement, construction, improvements.
$58,710,000 is for additional customs officers
There’s other money as well.

That was 3 months ago….where is all this money going?

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I’m for anything that causes Pelosi angst!

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Saying one congressman sabotaged it is like saying one dropped catch lost the football game. Every play counts, not just the one at at the last second. If you play the game better, every play, whether its football or politics, the last play won’t matter. If Nancy doesn’t like it, maybe it’s on her for losing so many Democrat seats in the last 10 years.

Charli
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I am praying America is sick to death of the demonrats, who have overplayed their hands over the past 2+ years, and we vote them all out (would love to see the RINOs go too, replaced by conservatives who have served in our military!).

joyfulgiver
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“would love to see the RINOs go too, replaced by conservatives who have served in our military”

This would require a change in the RNC, too. Because they don’t pick WINNERS. In my state the best of the best is always NOT the candidate. sigh…

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The taste of Liberty. How sweet it is!

Of course he will be called a mean racist for not voting for disaster relief. Same song second chorus

Charli
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We Texans take care of one another and simply do not rely on government to save and protect us. Disasters happen and that is when values-based humanity swings into action to help one another without thinking about the sloth-like actions of a RESIST movement by half of our government. VOTE THOSE CLOWNS OUT!

Charli
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I can understand why he voted it down if everyone was not there to vote; when these clowns leave town for yet another vacation, instead of doing their jobs, there should be not vote at all until they either come back from their vacation or they suspend their vacation to actually work, for a change, FOR THE PEOPLE!

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You know it is pork filled and will enhance the financial portfolios of all these politicians as they get their kick backs from their friends and families businesses that get contracts.

Charli
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Then you would expect them to be there to vote, right? They are the laziest bums ever.

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Thank you

Renny
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But wait, this doesn’t change anything? This thing will pass anyway?

T_ump
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It’s nothing but pointless grandstanding. So, yaa team, I guess.

Conserve 58
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RennyRenny It’s all about the optics.

NYGino
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Listen! Do you heat that? That’s the sound of Republican testosterone levels rising.

Joe Pein
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I pray this is the case.

Charli
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If only their spines would strengthen too. Toss in some good old-fashioned American values and we may win!

bigsir74
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Does this mean those Politicians who left for their spring break,will be coming back early or not leaving until this issue gets resolved.
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HahaHahaHa! You are so funny! wink

bigsir74
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Thanks ,love your response I’m still chuckling

Charli
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LOLOLOLOLOL!!!!!!!!! Oh stop, my stomach hurts!!!!!! lol

bigsir74
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Now that is funny,have a great memorial weekend.

bigsir74
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Mark Levin had him on his show a few times when Roy was first getting into Politics

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“So this isn’t really a huge deal, but it’s nice to see a conservative Republican from Texas flip over the apple cart for all to see to make a necessary point that hardly ever gets made anymore.”

AMEN and AMEN….and every American should be deeply disturbed that the apple cart doesn’t get flipped more often by conservatives to make necessary points! We’re still in deeper trouble than anyone can imagine….but hey! Unemployment at record lows!

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Any time Nancy is upset is a great day !

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I’m thinking she’s probably had to increase her BP meds the last couple of weeks, and maybe re-evaluate her heart meds?? Poor, poor Nan…. whew

Proud Nana
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Yes poor Nan…. wink .

Joe Pein
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Her bar tab just went up a couple of thousand.

DemocratsRFubar
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HidyhoHidyho She probably upped her cocktails instead.

Charli
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And she is looking like hell these days too

Conserve 58
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CharliCharli It’s the negative cause and affect of breathing in the toxic fumes emanating from the mounds of human feces piled up in the streets of San Fransisco.

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Brilliant Observation Nana…Have a Great Weekend!

Proud Nana
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Thanks, you have a great weekend too.

Charli
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I would love to see daily destruction of Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff, Nadler and the rest of those worthless POS’s; Nadler collapsed at some wackadoodle event with Deblasio today. Probably too much booze.

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nice to see a conservative Republican from Texas flip over the apple cart

lol. I love it. More people in Congress need to release the chains leaderships have on them. I would love labels to be dispensed with entirely and leadership represents all the people not just their team colors.

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Kudos to Rep. Chip Roy clapping clapping

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Proud NanaProud Nana Chip has been outstanding so far.

Conserve 58
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I appreciate rep., Chip Roy’s candor in informing the American public about why this bill is fiscally irresponsible and that it doesn’t include funding for the DHS and HHS so that they can deal with the border crisis and resulting issues.

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Great reasons to vote against it. More can kicking, road, down.

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Was some of that pork going to restock her liquor cabinet? I could see why she’s p*ssed…….

Ronbo
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More like her Botox treatments

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Wait, is Nancy having a tantrum?

Homer
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As her BFF, Chuckie needs to organize an intervention.

TXGRunner
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He might be a deceitful leftist elitist, but he’s not stupid. Would you want to deal with a sober Nancy Pelosi?

No way he’ll intervene…he can barely tolerate her when she’s tipsy. Fortunately for him, that covers most waking hours.

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No, she’s not the “angry drunk” sort…I think this is a hangover tantrum, she’s in pain, angry at the world, and her morning drinks haven’t started to take effect yet.

Ronbo
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Love it. How about we cut spending to pay for it.

soleil
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We care spending more than ever, it is time to lock the box…………

Buzzkill59
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Congressman Roy’s district includes a small portion of both San Antonio and Austin but is mostly rural Texas between the two. He’s probably going to hear whining from some of his constituents and cheers from the rest.

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If AOC had blocked it Pelosi wouldn’t be “furious”. It’s only because Chip is a Conservative.

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Thank God there is someone there to stand up and show what a crock these politicians are. Thank you Chip Roy! thumbsup clapping

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I’d like to move to his district just to vote for him! Good job representative Roy!

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I am very fortunate, he’s my congressman. He replaced Lamar Smith who was a kind of go-along to get-along type…voted well mostly, but never tried to move the needle in our favor.

Roy is much more like Ted Cruz and perfectly willing to throw a monkey wrench in the lush’s machine just in time to disrupt her 19 martini lunch.

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I used to drive a truck and have been to your area many times and liked it a lot! Glad you’ve got a good representative now!

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He is not like Cruz. Cruz voted for this bill.

TXGRunner
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That was a relative comparison, thus the phrase “much more like” instead of “perfect, exact copy of.”

Nobody who is honest ever agrees with somebody else 100% of the time…unless they’re just emulating instead of thinking.

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I was referring to the vote not the individual. I also agree with you on your point about disagreements.

willtapp
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How lucky to have him. I was surprised to see Ted vote for it though.

TXGRunner
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Are we sure Chip Roy’s objection is why she is furious?

She might just be out of bourbon, whiskey, vodka, or whatever she was drinking since she woke up this morning.

I’ve seen it before. In addition to “angry drunks,” there are also those who “take it out on the world” while suffering from a hangover and before their morning drinks kick in.

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the modest funding request of 4.4 billion

*bangs head on desk*

AT
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This is a $19B bill that is not paid for, when we are racking up $100 million dollars of debt per hour.

But I’m blocking it because it’s not $23.4B.

AT
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I mean, I guess I’m glad that it’s blocked. But why not just block it and, and leave the “where’s MY borrowed money” part out?

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Because steps in tha right direction Я rong!

AT
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How do you use the word “modest” and “$4.4B” in the same sentence, Bob?

K-Bob
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With a basic concept of proportion, like most folks.

AT
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The B stands for BILLION.

K-Bob
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So you didn’t miss that. Good. Now apply a sense of proportionality to it.

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If he were democrat, I would likely feel differently. I truly hate it when congress tries to pass something laden with pork or other pet projects. While that might not be the case here, it does seem to me and my little brain that he’s trying to add something that probably should be a straight – one issue – bill. Whenever politicians combine things, it makes me nuts.

I’m guessing this is good… but I don’t know enough to tell one way or the other. question

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I believe it’s more about having SOME accountability and discussion in what is in the bill, rather than just writing a check for $19,000,000,000 with no discussion whatsoever by the House of Representatives.

This is a good thing.

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I appreciate your feedback. Thank you.

creathir
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Absolutely!

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The money for Puerto Rico is disgusting especially since they got and get billions which is blown by the Commies who run it . As long as the cash that goes to these Tyrannical places is handled by them, we will never get ahead. We don’t send money to the ASPCA. We take food, toys and beds etc. to our local shelters. These people are not capable or deserving of handling anything…

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I LOVE Texas! ♥

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Nancy’s mad because she can’t spend.

TXGRunner
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Seems more personal, like maybe she’s upset she missed part of her luncheon and will only be able to squeeze in 3 martinis instead of the usual 11.

NYGino
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W.C. Fields once said, “If it weren’t for the olives in my martinis
I wouldn’t have any solid food at all.” I’m sure WC wouldn’t mind
if Nancy borrowed this phrase from him.

TXGRunner
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They definitely have a lot in common in their preferred relaxation method.

creathir
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Representative Roy is my congressman, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with what he’s doing.

FANTASTIC conservative! We need more like him up in DC!

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Avatarcreathir This Texan absolutely agrees with you!

TXGRunner
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He’s my rep too.

creathir
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#TX21 represent!

(Comal County resident here)

TXGRunner
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I’m in Bexar County, Castle Hills to be precise. …actually, right now, I am on the far side of the world in the miserable mid-East…but I vote from his district. That’s where my house is located.

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Stay safe !!!!

Lillie Belle
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TXGRunnerTXGRunner I have Will Hurd . I’m not thrilled.

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