Sanders: ‘anti-democratic’ Republicans to blame for Biden woes, not just Manchin and Sinema

24/01/2022 4:31:00 AM

Sanders: ‘anti-democratic’ Republicans to blame for Biden woes, not just Manchin and Sinema

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Sanders: ‘anti-democratic’ Republicans to blame for Biden woes, not just Manchin and Sinema

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. Sanders said he supported that move. He also confirmed his threat to campaign against Sinema and Manchin in 2024.“If there was strong candidates prepared to stand up for working families who understand that the Democratic party has got to be the party of working people, taking on big money interests, if both candidates were there in Arizona and West Virginia, yes, I would be happy to support them.”

But, Sanders insisted, “it’s not only those two. It is 50 Republicans who have been adamant about not only pushing an anti-democratic agenda but also opposing our efforts to try to lower the cost of prescription drugs, trying to expand Medicare … to improve the disaster situation in home healthcare, in childcare, to address the existential threat of climate change.

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formally censured by her state party .Melbourne , this time causing major transport chaos in the CBD.An anti-vaccination protester has been charged with seriously assaulting a police officer, while two others have been charged with obstructing police, after a protest in North Queensland.said on Friday.

Sanders said he supported that move. He also confirmed his threat to campaign against Sinema and Manchin in 2024. Multiple tram routes have been disrupted, including those travelling along Flinders Street, Elizabeth Street and Kings Way. “If there was strong candidates prepared to stand up for working families who understand that the Democratic party has got to be the party of working people, taking on big money interests, if both candidates were there in Arizona and West Virginia, yes, I would be happy to support them. "As officers approached the centre to assist security personnel, it will be alleged they were assaulted by a number of protesters," a Queensland Police Service (QPS) spokesperson said.” But, Sanders insisted, “it’s not only those two. (9News) Protesters disrupted tram routes as they rallied. It is 50 Republicans who have been adamant about not only pushing an anti-democratic agenda but also opposing our efforts to try to lower the cost of prescription drugs, trying to expand Medicare … to improve the disaster situation in home healthcare, in childcare, to address the existential threat of climate change.” Carlson is vastly influential, commanding huge audiences in primetime.

“You’ve got 50 Republicans who don’t want to do anything except criticise the president and then you have, sadly enough, two Democrats who choose to work with Republicans rather than the president, and it will sabotage the president’s effort to address the needs of working families in this country. They are marching against vaccine mandates and children's vaccinations. Protesters were wearing shirts with various slogans on them.” Speaking to NBC’s Meet the Press, Sanders insisted the made “a great start”, in part with a Covid relief bill passed with just 50 votes and the casting vote of Vice-President Kamala Harris, but was now bogged down thanks in large part to Manchin and Sinema. “ The president and the Democratic Congress,” Sanders said, “… looked at the economic crisis that was caused by Covid. READ MORE: Signs were held against COVID-19 vaccinations for children. We passed the American Rescue Plan … and we also passed along the way the strongest infrastructure bill that has been passed since Dwight D Eisenhower … We were off to a great start. A 59-year-old man was charged with the serious assault of a police officer, obstructing police and public nuisance. “And then I will tell you exactly what happened. Supporters of United Australia Party MP Craig Kelly marched from Strathfield Station to Burwood Park.

Fifty members of the Republican party decided that they were going to be obstructionist … and then you had two United States senators joining them, Mr Manchin and Senator Sinema. “For five months now there have been negotiations behind closed doors trying to get these two Democratic senators on board. How Australia faced the emergence of the Omicron variant In Queensland, protesters also rallied at Brisbane's Musgrave Park to stand against mask-wearing and COVID-19 restrictions in the state. All three will appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court in March. That strategy, in my view, has failed. It has failed dismally. We saw it last week in terms of the Voting Rights Act. "We note there is widespread community transmission at the moment," they said.

We now need a new direction.” Asked if he was frustrated, Sanders told CNN he was. But, he insisted, “we need to start voting. Those who deliberately and recklessly ignore the CHO [Chief Health Officer] directions could face fines. We need to bring important pieces of legislation that impact the lives of working families right onto the floor of the Senate. And Republicans want to vote against lowering the cost of climate change, home healthcare, whatever it may be.

And if the Democrats want to join them, let the American people see what’s happening. "The protesters made it all the way down to the pop-up immunisation clinic in the centre. “Then we can pick up the pieces and pass legislation.” Read more Some Democrats advocate splitting Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan into separate bills, in order to pass what they can. Sanders conceded that most such legislation will not pass, given Republican obstruction and the machinations of Manchin and Sinema. "Every single thing that we do is going to be peaceful," she said in a video livestreamed on the rally's social media account. Bringing bills to the floor, he conceded, would really be about electoral politics ahead of midterms this year in which Republicans expect to take back the House and possibly the Senate, and the presidential contest in two years’ time.

“Once we know where people are at,” he said, “then we can say, ‘All right, look, we have 50 votes here, we have just one vote here, 49 votes here. “But what has bothered me very much is Republicans are laughing all the way to election day." Police say they are reviewing body-cam footage of the protest as investigations continue. They have not had to cast one bloody vote, or two, which shows us where they’re at. And we’ve got to change.” Topics .