Retort to “Vela needs to remember who he serves!”
Irony #1: You state “I refer to “Little Filemon” as the childwho- would-be-U.S.-Representative, who cannot seem to keep his mouth clean while speaking.”
Fact #1: However, you have no problem with reality TV President Donald Trump’s past comment on video record that he can sexually assault women by grabbing them by their private parts simply because he is “a star.” That apparently is OK with you.
Irony #2: You state “He (U.S. Rep Filemon Vela) doesn’t accomplish much else in Congress but he seems to want to be in the lead in attacking the president’s efforts to secure our borders.
Fact #2: The GObstructionist Party controls the Executive White House, House of Representatives, and Senate and the only legislative accomplishment by the Trump Administration is filling the “stolen by Mitch McConnell” Supreme Court open seat.
It is his own Republican Party who “shooting down every one of the president’s efforts.”
Irony #3: You state “I thought Vela, along with others of his destructive party, took an oath to protect and defend our country against enemies both foreign and domestic.”
Fact #3: Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian government connected lawyer to discuss “Subject: Re: Russia – Clinton – private and confidential.”
In fact many of Trump’s administration current and former members are under congressional investigation for colluding with a foreign government, Russia, who 17 US intelligence agencies have definitive prove the Russians aided the Trump campaign.
Fact: President Trump has sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin against the 17 US Intelligence agencies.
Irony #4: You state “If Vela wants to accomplish something, why doesn’t he lead his party in working with our president and the Republican-controlled House in devising a new immigration program that will bring in desirable people who want to work at being a part of this great country instead of bending over backward to destroy our borders and our nation.”
Fact #4: The Republican Party DOES NOT want any help from the Democratic Party. Case in point is the current Heath Care bill being voted in the Senate.
The Republican health care bill was written in private by Republicans with no open meetings or open debate.
And you expect the Democrats to go along just because.
Republicans scream “unity and cooperation” when a Republican is in the White House but when there is a Democrat in the White House “obstruct and delay” becomes the Republican meme.
Remember Republican Mitch McConnell promising on President Barrack Obama inauguration that his main goal was “to make Obama a one-term president.”
Extra facts: Candidate Donald Trump called Obama “the vacationer-in-chief” and accused him of playing more rounds of golf than Tiger Woods.
He promised to never be the kind of president who took cushy vacations on the taxpayer’s dime, not when there was so much important work to be done.
He has now spent more taxpayer money on vacations than Obama did in the first three years of his presidency.
Not to mention all the money taxpayers are spending protecting his family, including his two (un-elected) sons who travel all over the world on Trump business. Candidate Donald Trump also said “He would clean up the Washington swamp.”
Then he appointed an administration with more billionaires, CEOs and Wall Street moguls than in any administration in history, to make laws that will enrich their businesses.
Finally, U.S. Rep Filemon Vela serves all voters in his district who voted or didn’t vote for him; not just the Trump voters.
Joe F. Rodriguez Independent Voter San Benito