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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:16 AM

Rep. Gaetz Not on Board With Trump Emergency Power: Future Dems Could 'Build Transgender Bathrooms

Rep. Matt Gaetz Not on Board With Trump Emergency Power: Future Dems Could ‘Build Transgender Bathrooms’

by Joe DePaolo | Jan 11th, 2019, 10:03 am

If one were to list President Donald Trump‘s most staunch supporters on Capitol Hill, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) would have to be at or near the top. The Florida Congressman has been a reliable mouthpiece for the Trump administration — becoming a mainstay on cable news to speak out in support of the White House agenda. But one move the president is currently weighing just might be a bridge too far for Gaetz.

Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, the Florida Representative expressed his reservations with the plan currently under consideration by Trump to declare a national emergency in order to fund a Southern border wall. Gaetz told the Journal that he’s concerned about the precedent which could be set, if Trump were to take that action.

“I don’t want the next national emergency to be that some Democrat president says we have to build transgender bathrooms in every elementary school in America,” he said.

Gaetz’s position is not much different from others on his side of the aisle, including, notably, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC). But his stance is notable in that he has been reliably in the president’s corner for the past two years. So far, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is the most prominent member of Congress to come out in favor of Trump’s plan to use emergency funds.

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https://www.mediaite.com/online/rep-matt-gaetz-not-on-board-with-trump-emergency-power-future-dems-could-build-transgender-bathrooms/

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DonViejo Jan 11 OP
jberryhill Jan 11 #1
jcgoldie Jan 11 #2
Zorro Jan 11 #3
MagickMuffin Jan 11 #4
Renew Deal Jan 11 #5
ooky Jan 11 #6
Hermit-The-Prog Jan 11 #7

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:28 AM

1. Always with the bathrooms with these people


Clearly, their bathroom visits are tremendously more interesting than any I have ever experienced.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:30 AM

2. OMFG the horror!

Not a transgender bathroom emergency!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:32 AM

3. Pffft.

The next Democratic President will confiscate your guns by declaring a national emergency.

That's the meme I'd be spreading around to get the attention of Republican voters.

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Response to Zorro (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:51 AM

4. Shhhhhhh


They might be listening.

However, all their agendas are laughable.

And I do believe it is wearing thin on the people who care about more important things.


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Response to Zorro (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 11:22 AM

5. How about we confiscate the guns and give them to Planned Parenthood?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 11:27 AM

6. His biggest worry exposed.

Transgenders. Wow.

That's what keeps him up at night?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 11:37 AM

7. Pres. Harris declares National Emergency

All non-commercial pickup trucks will be confiscated. These trucks are creating multiple crises -- many have unsecured firearms,
create toxic smoke,
have nonsensical bumper stickers and slogans that erode literacy,
have unsafe cobbled-together hitches beyond the tow rating of the truck,
have oversized and over-aggressive tires that damage roadways,
and are in the possession of and under the operation of persons of questionable ability to comprehend road signs or even tell left from right.

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