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GOP Rep. DesJarlais: Pelosi Coronavirus Bill ‘Blatant Political Scammery’ — Democrat ‘Ploy’ to Stall the Economy, Blame Trump

Many Republicans have criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for her so-called HEROES Act, which is the latest effort from congressional Democrats to respond the coronavirus pandemic. That includes Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN), who labeled it “blatant political scammery” during an interview with Huntsville, AL radio’s WVNN.

DesJarlais

GOP Rep. Rogers: Pelosi’s Select Coronavirus Committee ‘Going to Come Back to Bite’ Democrats

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi earlier this month established a so-called select committee with the stated purpose of conducting oversight over the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. In an interview with “The Jeff Poor Show” on Huntsville, AL radio’s WVNN on Wednesday, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), the ranking Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee, said the committee was not necessary given the already-existing oversight elements of the CARES Act. 

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) on C-SPAN, 6/21/2019

Jeff Sessions: We’ve Got to Stand Up to the ‘China Lobby’

Many are willing to acknowledge from this point forward that Mainland China should be held accountable for its inaction and lack of transparency in dealing with the initial stages of the spread of the COVID-19/coronavirus but should we hold those accountable that allowed for China to practice risky behaviors up until this point? The answer is yes, according to former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces the creation of a new initiative to crack down on Chinese intelligence officials pilfering intellectual property from US corporations through hacking and espionage during a press conference at the Justice Department in Washington, DC, on November 1, 2018. - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced …

Doug Jones: Make Returning Health Care Manufacturing to U.S. a Priority — Revive Closed Mills to Produce Masks, Gowns

Early indications are that once the coronavirus pandemic is resolved to being at least somewhat manageable, policymakers in Washington, D.C. will have to reevaluate aspects of manufacturing and the reliance on China, especially regarding health care. In an interview with Huntsville, AL radio’s WVNN on Thursday, Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) argued for the repatriation of health care manufacturing in the United States, noting it will be vital to replenish and perhaps increase stockpiles.

L to R) Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) speak to reporters after the Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government, Capitol Hill, January 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Senate has voted to end the shutdown, and Congress will now need to …

Fmr U.S. Ambassador to Japan Hagerty: China Handling of Coronavirus ‘Crime of the Century’ — ‘Greatest Cover-Up in Human History’

China’s handling of the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic has raised questions about the communist nation’s priorities, where it seemingly put its own domestic politics ahead of the global public health. According to former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty, a GOP candidate for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, the Chinese government’s decisionmaking was criminal.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty campaigns for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Gallatin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

GOP Rep. Aderholt: I Think the American People Want Trump ‘to Set a Tone of Optimism’

Although it is the prerogative of some in the media to be critical of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the president still has support from many Republicans on Capitol Hill. That includes Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL), whose congressional district gave Trump more than 80% of the vote in the 2016 presidential election, which made it Trump’s strongest district in the country.

Aderholt

GOP Rep. Rogers: ‘The Economy Is Going to Roar Back by Fall’

For many, the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic outweighs the threat of the actual personal health impact of the virus itself. Addressing that concern was the goal of Congress, according to Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), the ranking Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee.

Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Alabama, Chairman of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee