Democrats Keep Ocasio-Cortez Off Ways and Means

The Rush Limbaugh Show | 1/11/2019 | George Prayias
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RUSH: So Politico has a story today out about how the Democrats are trying to rein in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Now, you may not know; she lobbied and actively sought a seat on the House Ways and Means Committee. Now, Pelosi and her leadership team decide who gets what committee assignment, and they shot her down. I mean, they made it clear that she is nowhere near being qualified to be on Ways and Means.

Since there is no Ways and Means Committee in the Senate, it would be Appropriations. Those are the two committees in both House and Senate where the money is allocated, where it starts, where it’s authorized and then allocated. Appropriated. So if you’re on the Appropriations Committee in either place, you are top dog, and Ways and Means is the king. They put her on the Finance Committee, it looks like. Now, the Finance Committee… (chuckles) There could be as many as 60 members of that committee, Republicans and Democrats.

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The Finance Committee oversees Wall Street. The Finance Committee oversees the banks. The Finance Committee oversees financial institutions, essentially. So that’s where Ocasio-Cortez is going. The Politico story is all about how the Democrat leadership thinks that she’s an upstart, that she’s uppity, that she doesn’t know her place, and she’s asking to start at the top. And they are… I’m just gonna tell you: The Democrat Party, I think, is in heap big trouble. I don’t think they’re unified.

Can somebody tell me what they stand for? Do not misunderstand me to be saying that they are weak right now. They’re beatable is what I’m saying. They don’t have… What do they stand for? What do the Democrats stand for? They stand for things they cannot tell you. Their sole reason for existence, as far as anybody can...
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