Tell Your Republican House Representative You Oppose their Extreme Agenda
The MAGA Majority in the House spent their first weeks in power throwing the House into chaos, standing by while Kevin McCarthy made shady backroom deals in order to become Speaker. He handed the keys of power to MAGA extremists like Lauren Boebert and Matt Gaetz, and gave prime committee seats to serial liar George Santos and white nationalist Paul Gosar. Republicans allowed us to hit the debt ceiling for the first time in American history, with the goal of using it as a hostage to force drastic cuts to social security and Medicare, and risking catastrophic damage to our economy. And the GOP showed us their priorities right off the bat:
- Passing a Rules package that gutted the Office of Congressional Ethics
- Making it easier for the ultra wealthy and big corporations to cheat on their taxes
- Attacking abortion access
- Threatening to hold the debt limit hostage in exchange for cuts to critical social programs like Social Security, Medicare, and veterans benefits
This was an awful (if unsurprising) start, even by MAGA Republican standards. Make your expectations clear that your expect your representative to put the needs of you district first over MAGA extremism and brinkmanship. There are going to be many fights ahead, and we need every Indivisible member to be strategic advocates in highlighting the MAGA extremism of their GOP MoCs.
Fill out this form right now and we’ll connect you to your Representative. Tell them that you’re angry over the changes made to the House Rules, their week-one votes, and the games they’re playing with the debt ceiling that could lead to cuts to important programs and have negative effects on our economy. Let them know that you expect them to prioritize the needs of your district, not try to shield themselves from accountability.
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Tell Your Republican House Rep You Oppose Their Extreme Agenda
Hello, I’m a constituent from [part of state], and I’m calling to tell [Representative] that I’m angry about the rules changes adopted in the House this week.
In just the first week, you’ve shown that you’re intent on pursuing harmful policies like cuts to Social Security and Medicare, doing favors for the wealthy and big corporations, and eliminating reproductive freedoms. But the changes to the House Rules may be the worst action of all – the idea that you would gut the Office of Congressional Ethics in order to avoid accountability and oversight is just wrong, and sets a terrible example for our country.
Tell [Representative] that this is infuriating and inappropriate, and that I expect more from my elected representative. We have work to do to help strengthen our community, and it’s not about gutting ethics oversight or helping the rich dodge their taxes.
Your call to hold House Republicans accountable makes all the difference! Tell all your friends to call as well!