John Yarmuth

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Beto O’Rourke Supports ‘Concept’ of ‘Green New Deal’

Beto O’Rourke supports the “concept” of a Green New Deal, a proposed economic stimulus program designed to transition the U.S. from fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy within a decade, joining other potential 2020 presidential candidates in backing the initiative.


Dem Rep Yarmuth: Graham-Cassidy ‘Deadly’ – Will ‘Cause Untold Suffering’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY) stated the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill would “cause untold suffering in every community” and is “monstrous. Cruel. Even deadly.” Transcript as Follows: “Hello. I’m Congressman John Yarmuth from Louisville, Kentucky, and the


Dem Rep Yarmuth: Recount Effort ‘Just a Distraction’

Saturday, Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) said on MSNBC that the recount effort by Jill Stein and the Hillary Clinton campaign “is just a distraction.” “I think this is just catharsis for both Jill Stein and the Clinton campaign, it’s not


Dem Rep Yarmuth: Netanyahu Was ‘Condescending,’ Compares Him to Child

Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY) compared Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to a child, after complaining of the “condescending tone” of the PM’s speech on Tuesday. “First, I would like to congratulate Speaker Boehner and Prime Minister Netanyahu on a very impressive

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Democrat Congressman’s Accusations Against GOP Reps on Border: Mostly False

Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY) claimed two Texas Republican lawmakers said, “we would not know where to put more border guards right now.” He was referring to Representatives John Carter (R-TX) and Sam Johnson (R-TX). PunditFact has called Yarmuth’s remarks, “Mostly False.”

Democrat Rep: 'McConnell Sucks'

Democrat Rep: 'McConnell Sucks'

Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) speaking at an event for the Jefferson County Democratic Party in Kentucky said, “I can be really brief tonight and just say, Mitch McConnell sucks.” McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton said that Yarmuth ‘s remark was