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Democrats to levy fines on maskless lawmakers on House floor

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House Democrats on Tuesday will adopt new rules slapping fines on any lawmakers who refuse to wear masks on the chamber floor.
The new guidelines will hit offending lawmakers with a $500 fine on the first offense and $2,500 on the second, to be deducted from the lawmakers' pay, according to a senior Democratic aide.

The rules will be adopted Tuesday evening as part of the rule governing a Democratic proposal designed to at removing President Trump by way of the 25th Amendment.
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If the repubs don't like it, they can quit. Please.
 

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House Democrats on Tuesday will adopt new rules slapping fines on any lawmakers who refuse to wear masks on the chamber floor.
The new guidelines will hit offending lawmakers with a $500 fine on the first offense and $2,500 on the second, to be deducted from the lawmakers' pay, according to a senior Democratic aide.

The rules will be adopted Tuesday evening as part of the rule governing a Democratic proposal designed to at removing President Trump by way of the 25th Amendment.
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If the repubs don't like it, they can quit. Please.
Hmm. New meaning to the old expression: Put your money where your mouth is.
 

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Nutty Nancy should wear a mask all the time. It'll make less people nauseated.
 

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I agree with her but I am not sure if anyone can lower the pay of any Congress Critter. I think its in the constittution..
 

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Excellent! 2 women have already tested positive since last Wed. And one is 75 and has gotten sick.
 

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Who's going to tell Nancy she looks better in a mask? OMG let it not be me!
 

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Not after 2022 when the Democratic Party gets drubbed at the midterms.
Nope. The Democrats have all that lovely footage of Trump Republicans making asses of themselves, storming the Capitol, trying to find Mike Pence, building scaffold to hang him on. It's goona be great. We'll get the Trumptards out of Congress.
 

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House Democrats on Tuesday will adopt new rules slapping fines on any lawmakers who refuse to wear masks on the chamber floor.
The new guidelines will hit offending lawmakers with a $500 fine on the first offense and $2,500 on the second, to be deducted from the lawmakers' pay, according to a senior Democratic aide.

The rules will be adopted Tuesday evening as part of the rule governing a Democratic proposal designed to at removing President Trump by way of the 25th Amendment.
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If the repubs don't like it, they can quit. Please.
Screw fines, if they refuse to put on a mask NO ENTRY.
Does anyone think that some Senator or Congressman with a 200 million dollar nest egg gives a damn about a silly fine?
 

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Interesting judgment, considering the hateful garbage said about Melania Trump on here for the last 4 years.
Which is absolutely nothing when compared to the hateful garbage said about First Lady Hillary Clinton over the past 38 years, which eclipses anything said about Melania at least a thousandfold.
 

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Screw fines, if they refuse to put on a mask NO ENTRY.
Does anyone think that some Senator or Congressman with a 200 million dollar nest egg gives a damn about a silly fine?
Have you thought this through? Once you wear a mask to ENTER, what's to keep you from taking it off?
I dare say only the "silly fine" will do that.
 

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Have you thought this through? Once you wear a mask to ENTER, what's to keep you from taking it off?
I dare say only the "silly fine" will do that.
I wasn't being either or, I am saying that a silly fine isn't enough.
If they take it off, Sergeant At Arms escorts them to the Congressional equivalent of something churches call the Crying Room.
 

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Nope. The Democrats have all that lovely footage of Trump Republicans making asses of themselves, storming the Capitol, trying to find Mike Pence, building scaffold to hang him on. It's goona be great. We'll get the Trumptards out of Congress.
In November 2022 no one will even remember it happened. The liberal outrage media will have invented at least ten more phony stories by then.
 

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In November 2022 no one will even remember it happened. The liberal outrage media will have invented at least ten more phony stories by then.
You mean the Trumptards are planning more murderous demonstrations. Thanks for the tip.
 

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I agree with her but I am not sure if anyone can lower the pay of any Congress Critter. I think its in the constittution..
There's nothing in there that said their pay can't be garnished to pay fines and debts.
 

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Interesting judgment, considering the hateful garbage said about Melania Trump on here for the last 4 years.
Oh, I didn't realize that you viewed Democrats as your role models. I be on my best behavior from now on. Wouldn't want to corrupt impressionable conservatives who don't have independent standards of acceptable adult behavior.
 

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If our Congresspeople can't follow rules, what business do they have making them?
 

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Democrats to levy fines on maskless lawmakers on House floor
sounds good.
 
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