Heritage Action Sentinel Items – 4/10/2017
|Both the House and Senate are in week one of a two-week Easter recess. The Senate will return on April 24th and the House will return on April 25th – just four days before the federal government runs out of discretionary spending.
Call your Representative and encourage them to push to repeal Obamacare’s Title I regulations. This is not a dead issue and the fight to repeal is not over.
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch: Last week, the Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court by a final vote of 54 – 45 after overcoming an unprecedented partisan filibuster by using the nuclear option to change the way the Senate operates. It is important to remember that this change in precedent only applies to the Senate’s executive calendar, not the legislative calendar which operates under its own separate set of rules and precedents. Ending debate on legislation will still require 60 votes.