Representative Vicky Hartzler (r) complained via a retext of a republican talking point about legislative agenda productivity:
@gopconference GOP Conference by RepHartzler
Your budget was rejected by Senate 97-0 & Dems haven’t produced budget in 700+ days. Where is your economic plan? #AskObama 21 hours ago
Another in a slew of reasons why right wingnuts have zero credibility.
112th Congress is one of the least productive in years
Fervent partisanship and the standoff over the debt limit are partly to blame for lack of action in the Senate and House.
…the House isn’t exactly breaking records.
The 50 bills it has passed in the first five months of 2011 represent the lowest such number in more than 15 years. Republicans’ anti-Washington rhetoric translated into a schedule intended to keep lawmakers out of Washington. The result has been fewer days in session and fewer votes…
Remind us, which political party controls the House of Representatives? And obstructionism on the part of republicans in the Senate would have nothing to do with that, right?
That’s some serious chutzpah.
Oh, this gets even better. Representative Hartzler (r) retweeted right wing astroturf.
How Republicans and Tea Partiers Alike Used the Heritage Foundation’s #AskObama Script
By Abe Sauer | July 7, 2011
…A day before the event, The Heritage Foundation, a tax exempt, 501c(3) nonpartisan “educational institution” whose goal is “to formulate and promote conservative public policies,” published five Twitter questions to “put President Obama on the spot.”
These five questions, gift-wrapped by Ericka Anderson, Heritage Foundation’s senior digital communications associate and former communications director for Congressman Todd Rokita, were fascinating. And boy, did they get asked
Your budget was rejected by Senate 97-0 & Dems haven’t produced budget in 700+ days. Where is your economic plan? #AskObama….
Gee, that looks familiar.