“If a congressional Democrat asked for it, Southern California won’t be getting it.
In one of the year’s ugliest political battles, Republican lawmakers have rejected almost every request made by a Democrat for a local education, job or health program.
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Local GOP lawmakers said they are standing behind their party, despite losses to local communities.
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“I think it’s difficult to say, ‘We’re deciding how to spend your tax dollars depending on whether you have a D or an R representing this patch of land or that patch of land,”‘ said Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Sherman Oaks.
[. . .]”Should we really build bridges based upon which areas have a conservative congressman and which have a Democratic member?” he said.”
If you live in a Democratic district, you aren’t Americans, and don’t get any of the benefits of citizenship.