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At a time when voter optimism is dipping to its lowest point in the young President Donald Trump administration, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker has joined an organized group of lawmakers dedicated to pushing through partisan gridlock.
The federal budget process is broken. I’ve only been in Congress four months and that’s clear to me. Since 2010, Congress has passed 31 continuing resolutions to keep the federal government open. Only three fiscal years since 1955 have not produced a continuing resolution. The institution has been governing by crisis for far too long.
Lawmakers from both sides of the Capitol and both sides of the aisle are pushing to require the Environmental Protection Agency to promote environmentally friendly water infrastructure.
It would be very easy to dismiss the modern-day KKK as a bunch of sheet-wearing miscreants who pump up their self-esteem by calling themselves “knights” and pretending they belong to something called the “True Invisible Empire.”
Such flowery terms. Such delusions of grandeur. Such ingrained foolishness.
Lloyd Smucker wants answers. He’s not alone. The freshman congressman addressed the Comey firing during the Rotary Club’s question-and-answer session.
United CEO Oscar Munoz was scolded during a congressional hearing for neglecting to immediately apologize to the passenger who was forcibly removed from a flight in an incident that ignited public backlash.
"I was appalled at your comments at first," Congressman Lloyd Smucker, R-Pa., told Munoz during the Tuesday hearing.
In 2010, supporters of “Obamacare” said health care costs would decrease. They said, “If you like your plan, you can keep it. If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.”
Four weeks into his new job, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker is brimming with excitement.
The freshman congressman is elated with the direction the Republican-led House is going to reform tax, regulatory and health care policies.
A week and a half into his first term, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker is feeling pretty good about the energy he's seeing around Washington.
The Lancaster County Republican, who represents Reading and part of Berks County, said he imagines the flurry of activity since he was sworn in Jan. 3 is just a start.