Category Archives: Reed’s Views

H.R. 6800 HEROS Act

H.R. 6800 Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or the HEROES Act CRS Summary: This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, … Continue reading

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The Congress shall assemble

The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, … –The Constitution I am supportive of going in person and doing that legislative process. — Rep Tom Reed Reed said that while he is supportive of returning to work … Continue reading

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Problem Solvers release plan

We’re working hard to get immediate relief to the American people during this Coronavirus outbreak…–Rep. Tom Reed   The Problem Solvers Caucus’ proposed recommendations include:  Economic Response for Businesses, Employees and the Self-Employed Immediate, Direct Financial Payments to Individuals: Limited only to … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on impeachment — sequel

“I get frustrated where there is a sense of normalization that the congressman brings and that our concerns about Trump and the things that are happening are, its not that big of a deal, and you’re fine, stop worrying about … Continue reading

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False arguments

If Tom Reed was right to oppose intervention in Syria in 2013, no intervention is needed in 2019 under much different circumstances. If U.S. troops should not have been sent to Syria, their precipitous withdrawal by Trump is justified. President … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on Ukraine Scandal

An article by Rick Miller in the  “Olean Times Herald” reports Tom Reed’s views on the “Ukraine situation.” Miller reports: Rep. Tom Reed took aim Thursday at “extreme-left” Democrats he said were eager to overthrow the election and impeach President … Continue reading

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H.R. 860, Social Security 2100 Act

All major Social Security reforms were the product of Democrats and Republicans joining together to improve this landmark program.–Rep. Tom Reed (email, 9/21/19) Social Security is based on non-partisan compromise; it is a very conservative retirement insurance program. Compromise was … Continue reading

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Tom Reed at the border

Oh, the grand old Duke of York; He had ten thousand men; He marched them up to the top of the hill, And he marched them down again. Veni vidi vici. — Julius Caesar On August 18, an op-ed by Tom … Continue reading

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Does the GOP want Trump reelected?

President Trump is following through on his promise and standing up for American interests. I have no doubt that the disruptive policies of this administration will bring these countries (Mexico, Canada, and the European Union) to the table for a … Continue reading

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Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision

Tom Reed claims to have four principles for reforming Social Security. The principles are: 1. Long-term economic growth by rewarding work, not penalizing it, 2. Equal treatment for public servants, 3. Act now to protect future generations’ benefits, and 4. … Continue reading

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