“If we take back the House and the Senate, I can assure you we’ll have a vote on our bill,” Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday. “If the Democrats are in charge, I don’t know if we’ll ever have a vote on our bill.”
According to a new survey conducted by Public Policy Polling, Pennsylvania swing district Republican Brian Fitzpatrick will lose his seat in Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District if voters in the district become aware of his anti-choice stance on abortion.
Brian Fitzpatrick was the only GOP Congressman from Pennsylvania to vote for the Protecting Our Kids Act, which would also ban the sale of large-capacity magazines, and institute new regulations regarding at-home gun storage.
The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would outlaw gas price gouging during an energy emergency. The commonwealth’s lawmakers voted along party lines, with all Dems voting for and Republican reps voting against.
Among the “no” votes was Pennsylvania Representative Brian Fitzpatrick, but what makes his vote remarkable is that he is also a co-sponsor of the bill. He put his name on it, and then he voted it down.
As his swing district prepares for Donald Trump’s next grievance-fueled campaign for President, Fitzpatrick looks as if he will try to get elected to a fourth term in Congress by once again walking the path of least resistance and doing just enough not to get noticed.