Interesting Split

Here’s how the Maryland Delegation voted on the Amash Amendment to defund NSA data collection (better known as searches without warrants).  An AYE vote is a vote against warrantless spying, a NO vote is a vote with the Obama Administration to continue viewing the Constitution as an inconvenient list of suggestions.

Interesting how they are split.  Andy Harris I suspect would have voted NO were there an (R) next to the President’s name.  The rest are Democrats, and 3 of them are splitting from the Administration.

AYE   R Harris, Andy MD 1st
NO   D Ruppersberger, A. Dutch MD 2nd
AYE   D Sarbanes, John MD 3rd
AYE   D Edwards, Donna MD 4th
NO   D Hoyer, Steny MD 5th
NO   D Delaney, John MD 6th
AYE   D Cummings, Elijah MD 7th
NO   D Van Hollen, Chris MD 8th

I recommend holding the NO voters accountable, but there’s not much history of that in Maryland.


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Husband, lifter, MBA in Baltimore, MD. Will post about Powerlifting, politics, Classical Liberalism, Economics, building wealth, self improvement, productivity, heavy music, wine, food, beer, and almost anything else. View all posts by Paul Stagg

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