15 results for tag: Barack Obama


Congressman Braley Says Barack Obama Is His Best Friend

DES MOINES – After siding with the President’s agenda of more spending and higher taxes, it’s no surprise that Congressman Bruce Braley called President Obama his best friend. “It’s no surprise that Congressman Braley calls President Obama his best friend, given that he supports ObamaCare, cap-and-trade and amnesty for illegal immigrants,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox. “No matter how lonely Barack Obama feels, he can sleep easy knowing that his best friend, Congressman Bruce Braley would welcome his company on the campaign trail.” BACKGROUND …  Congressman Braley Said President Obama Is His ...

Braley Voted For A Bailout That Included Taxpayer Bonuses For Executives On Wall Street

Congressman Braley Voted For The $700 Billion Wall Street Bailout DES MOINES – With Congress negotiating a Continuing Resolution this week, it’s worth remembering that a few years ago Washington insider Bruce Braley supported legislation that gave taxpayer funded bonuses to executives on Wall Street. Braley was initially hesitant about the $700 billion Wall Street bailout, but after a call from his pal Barack Obama, he was all in. “At Barack Obama’s urging, Congressman Braley put Wall Street executives ahead of taxpayers,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox.  “Iowans should know that when the chips were down ...

Steak Fry Questions For Braley

Congressman Bruce Braley has done an impressive job of ducking and dodging reporters lately. If you’re in town for the Harkin Steak Fry and get a chance to speak with him then below are a few questions that you might want to consider asking Congressman Braley. Why Did You The Side With The EPA Against Iowa Farmers, And Then Tell Iowans Otherwise? On Tuesday, Bruce Braley Voted Against The Waters Of The United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act. "The purpose of H.R. 5078 is to preserve existing rights and responsibilities under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to Waters of the United States by prohibiting ...

Bruce Braley’s Real Plan: Bring The Terrorists Home 

Braley Would Move Terrorists To Location 3 Miles From Iowa DES MOINES – In Congressman Bruce Braley’s response to President Obama this evening, he forgot to mention his plan for how to deal with captured terrorists: bring them home to Iowa. Braley believes that we should shut down Guantanamo Bay and relocate these enemy combatants to a facility that is three miles from Iowa. Braley supported a plan that would bring the terrorists to the Thomson Correctional Center in Illinois and just three months ago he opposed legislation that would have restricted the transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees. “Bruce Braley’s plan for dealing with ...

Another Bruising Week For Bruce Braley

Happy Saturday – It was another bruising week for Washington liberal Bruce Braley. Congressman Braley tried to walk back a statement he made concerning his support for raising the Social Security Retirement age. Then news came out that he had voted to gut $716 billion from Medicare programs for seniors. Finally, a new poll showed that one of Congressman Braley’s strongest supporters, Barack Obama, has an approval rating that is now at it’s lowest level ever in the Hawkeye State. The News That Drove The Week … Gallup reports that Barack Obama’s approval rating is at it’s lowest level ever in Iowa. As a key U.S. Senate race unfolds ...