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Nancy Pelosi shoots down Paul Ryan’s funding bill: ‘This is like a bowl of doggie doo with a cherry on top’

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted a Republican proposal to temporarily fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as part of a continuing resolution that would prevent a government shutdown.

At her weekly press briefing, Pelosi was asked to respond to Ryan’s recent Republican proposal that would include limited CHIP funding to the continuing resolution.

“This is like giving you a bowl of doggy doo and put a cherry on top and then call it a chocolate sundae,” Pelosi complained. “This CHIP [funding] should have been done in September, first of all. Second of all, we wanted 10 years. We wanted permanent CHIP, which by the way, saves $6 billion.”

“Republicans rejected that, even just on the terms of CHIP, they rejected the 10-year savings — $6 billion,” she continued. “Doing it for 6 years, saves $1 billion. That’s good. Doing it 10 years saves $6 billion is better. In fact, it’s best.”

According to Pelosi, funding for community health centers is also important because they are responsible for implementing CHIP services.

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“They could have easily put all this in this bill,” Pelosi noted. “Why didn’t they? Because they want to spend their money on tax cuts instead investments in health and well being of children and their families.”

Watch the video below from C-SPAN.

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MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace on Tuesday let loose on the Republican Party for refusing to stand up against President Donald Trump's racism.

Following President Donald Trump's racist attacks on four young women of color in Congress, the House of Representatives is debating a resolution to condemn the commander-in-chief's racism.

Not a single Republican voted to allow debate on the anti-racism resolution.

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Presiding House Dem bangs gavel and quits after GOP throws a fit over Pelosi calling Trump’s tweet racist

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A House Speaker's words have not been taken down from the record since 1984, but Tuesday, Republicans waged a war against Speaker Nancy Pelosi for having the temerity to call President Donald Trump's recent tweets racist.

Trump told four Congresswomen of color to go back to the country they came from. Democrats sought to pass a resolution saying that the tweets were "disgusting, disparaging and racist," but Republicans said doing so violates House rules.

After an hour of discussion between the two parties, a frustrated Congressman Rev. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), acting as the chiar, responded.

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Republican strategist Tara Setmayer told a CNN panel that the only way the GOP is going to be willing to stand up to President Donald Trump is if he uses the N-word.

In a panel discussion with CNN's Jake Tapper, Setmayer said that the Republicans in office will bend over backward trying to defend everything the president says and does.

"I think we’re at the point where I think anything short of the N-word they will make excuses for because at that point there is really no question about it, right?" she said. "So, it is obvious to everyone else, it is amazing to me how many of the Republicans are going out there and I said this yesterday, try to white-splain to people of color what racism is and what it feels like to deal with that every single day."

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