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Republicans Introduce Comprehensive Police Reform Legislation - What’s in the Bill?
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  • JunnaLayn
    Voted Oppose
    06/17/2020
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    Yea! I found @Henry911's post; who wrote that Obama did not accomplish anything. Ummm - not so, oh uninformed one! "Obama's first-term actions addressed the global financial crisis and included a major stimulus package, a partial extension of the Bush tax cuts, legislation to reform health care, a major financial regulation reform bill, and the end of a major US military presence in Iraq. Obama also appointed Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor, the latter of whom became the first Hispanic American on the Supreme Court. Democrats controlled both houses of Congress until Republicans won a majority in the House of Representatives in the 2010 elections. Following the elections, Obama and Congressional Republicans engaged in a protracted stand-off over government spending levels and the debt ceiling. The Obama administration's policy against terrorism downplayed Bush's counterinsurgency model, expanding air strikes and making extensive use of special forces and encouraging greater reliance on host-government militaries. The Obama administration orchestrated the military operation that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011. In his second term, Obama took steps to combat climate change, signing a major international climate agreement and an executive order to limit carbon emissions. Obama also presided over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and other legislation passed in his first term, and he negotiated rapprochements with Iran and Cuba. The number of American soldiers in Afghanistan fell dramatically during Obama's second term, though U.S. soldiers remained in Afghanistan throughout Obama's presidency and continue to as of 2019. Republicans took control of the Senate after the 2014 elections, and Obama continued to grapple with Congressional Republicans over government spending, immigration, judicial nominations, and other issues." I'm sure more, much more would have been completed had the republican congress not BLOCKED bills from reaching his desk in his second term. That's why he has signed those 44 executive orders. The ass clown RODE THE COATTAILS of Obama's first-term action addressing the global financial crisis. He claimed early on to be responsible for the economic recovery - he never was! The ass clown has overturned most of the policies Obama put into action; all of which leads to the lining of his and his cronies pockets. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidency_of_Barack_Obama

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