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The surprising reason a House Republican
rejected a Chamber of Commerce award

Washington Examiner, by Betsy Woodruff

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Posted By:mikkins2, 7/24/2014 7:12:48 PM

It´s not every day that a House Republican charges that the powerful U.S. Chamber of Commerce is "in the pocket of Communist China." But Michigan freshman Rep. Kerry Bentivolio did just that on Thursday when he announced he would return the Spirit of Enterprise Award he received from the group earlier this Congress. “It is with great pride that I reject their award, and call on them to stand on the side of America, instead of on the side of China and corporate interests seeking to exploit people for profit,” Bentivolio said in a press release.His chief of staff, Rob Wasinger, gave

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It seems a Chamber of Commerce award has become viewed as an award for being a pimps favorite ho.

Republican Establishment offices are littered with them making Washington D.C. the world most expensive whore house.

Remember Mississippi!
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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/24/2014 7:14:56 PM     (No. 9938837)

I second that, OP.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/24/2014 7:43:44 PM     (No. 9938862)

Its about time someone shined the light on the Chamber of Commerce. They are corrupt and Conservative Pols should clearly cut these Communist Chinese supporters off.

American workers are getting shafted.

Hats off Cong. Bentivolio.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 7/24/2014 7:51:02 PM     (No. 9938870)

I call it the Chamber of Crony Capitalists. Maybe I should amend that to Chamber of Crony Communist Capitalists. Good for you, Mr. Congressman!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: judy, 7/24/2014 7:54:22 PM     (No. 9938873)

Boehner, Ryan, Cantor, McConnell & Jeb love the chamber.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 7/24/2014 8:23:07 PM     (No. 9938895)

Hey, Bentivolio - - I wish you well!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: beancounter, 7/24/2014 8:40:18 PM     (No. 9938907)

From the GOP Platform of 2012:

"In this country, the rule of law guarantees equal treatment to every individual, including more than one million immigrants to whom we grant permanent residence every year. That is why we oppose any form of amnesty for those who, by intentionally violating the law, disadvantage those who have obeyed it. Granting amnesty only rewards and encourages more law breaking."

Trott and Romney are in the wrong party.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: patpgmr, 7/24/2014 9:03:59 PM     (No. 9938925)

He´s facing a credible election challenge. Could be why.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/24/2014 9:26:33 PM     (No. 9938941)

One by one, they stand up to be counted. Unfortunately, at this rate, they couldn´t fill a school bus.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/24/2014 9:34:44 PM     (No. 9938948)

In my town, we are letting local businesses know that we are not inclined to do work with any CofC businesses. It is making a difference. It´s time to stand up, take a side and be counted. Thanks to you Rep. Bentivolio -- ANOTHER freshman!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 7/24/2014 10:35:25 PM     (No. 9939017)

What an honor! To be one of about 50% of the House members to receive this award...this year. Congratulations, Cong. Bentivolio, for returning this C of C "Good Dog" treat at this time, when it could potentially have the most impact...if the MSM didn´t spike the story.

Of course, the Republican establishment will crush this upstart.

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