What Is the House GOP’s “Commitment to America?”
(LibertySociety.com) – On September 23, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) revealed the new Republican platform called “Commitment to America.” As the United States quickly approaches the midterm elections, the GOP wants to make it clear to voters where they stand on important issues. Leaders outlined such issues as inflation and crime as pain points for the country, stating how they would address the problems if given the chance.
The California lawmaker stated in the promotion video that the US “simply cannot afford” a couple more years of the status quo.
"Republicans have a plan for a new direction," House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, California Republican, said in a promotional video to preview the agenda. "We simply cannot afford two more years of business as usual in Washington. We need common… https://t.co/o6pTeMhmB0
— The Washington Times (@WashTimes) September 25, 2022
In addition to economic and safety plans, Republicans laid out a strategy to limit federal regulations, shore up the country’s oil reserves, work on energy independence, and focus on education in the nation.
Specifically, the GOP wants to bring in more police officers to clean up the streets and give parents the power to decide how to best educate their children in public schools. The Republican party also wants to ensure every election is free and fair by incorporating voter ID mandates and allowing for more eyes on the election process.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called the plan “very, very impressive.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) countered his sentiment, saying the agenda is “extreme” and will make it harder for Americans to cast their ballots across the United States.
Have you read the new GOP plan? What do you think?
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