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Today I am proud to say that it looks we’re going to pass both the bill to outlaw revenge porn and the bill to give sexual assault survivors more rights. This was done even though we had opposition from half of the republican caucus, including members from the GOP leadership. Nonetheless we persisted and we lead the passage of these great, bipartisan bills. 

Along with those we have also taken the lead and led a bipartisan bill through the senate, the Naloxone accessibility act, that expands access to a lifesaving overdose reversal medication. 

But our bipartisan work doesn’t stop there, we also sponsored, motioned, and passed the Frank E. Evans Act Unanimously to honor those lost during the Vietnam war. 

So to recap, we have passed bills to be recent future sex crimes, give more rights to sexual assault victims, help fight to Opioid epidemic, and to honor our veterans. All of this being done as the minority with the radical, fractured GOP like Driscoll and Granata opposing it. The GOP members are being partisan just for the sake of being partisan. They have no good reason for voting against these bills. They said it themselves that they support the bills but they still voted against them. As I said, partisanship only for the sake of being partisan. They talk about wanting to negotiate but they remain silent when I ask them for a public negotiation. They just don’t want dems to have any power whatsoever. It’s their way or the highway. 

But if we can do all this bipartisan work as the minority, then imagine what we can do as the majority. We could repeal right to work and empower the American worker. We could raise the minimum wage and lift millions out of poverty. We could let’s families succeed by passing paid family and sick leave. That’s why you should vote democrat come November. If you want devotion to all people, no matter their gender or orientation or race or political affiliation, then vote blue in 2016. If you want partisanship just for the sake of partisanship, then vote red. I think the choice is easy.

Now I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have at this time.

William C. Motter D-CO-02 (Boulder, Fort Collins, Broomfield)

 

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Senator, is it not true that whilst some Republicans obstruct you a number of them, including the SMW and SML have been supporting you in these efforts? Why are you claiming partisan victory for bipartisan drives?

The Rt Hon Dylan Macmillan MP

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and First Lord of the Treasury

MP for Nuneaton

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Well major members of the GOP are trying to block these bills. The PPT whose also running for President it as well as another presidential candidate. These aren’t just some unknown senators, they’re major players in the party.

On the other point, I’m  just stating the facts. The fact is that all of these bills passed with 100% of senate dems voting for them. They’re bills with dem sponsors and bills which were brought to the floor by dems. The American people have a right to know which party is actually pushing for the things. It’s true it takes two to tango but someone’s gotta start the dance, that someone has been the Democrats in nearly all of these cases.

William C. Motter D-CO-02 (Boulder, Fort Collins, Broomfield)

 

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But the two most important Republicans in the Senate, the SML and SMW, voted for your proposals, the SMW has seconded some of your drives herself. Is it unfair to try and take all the praise for bipartisan drives?

The Rt Hon Dylan Macmillan MP

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and First Lord of the Treasury

MP for Nuneaton

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Well the number 3 and number 4 have tried to stonewall all of these actions. If you look at the dems who supported these bills it was the number 1 dem, number 2, 3, 4, 5, and on down the line. Our party unanimously supported these bills and lead them through while only half of the GOP did.

William C. Motter D-CO-02 (Boulder, Fort Collins, Broomfield)

 

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Well we’ve tried to get the republicans to come negotiate, something they’ve been asking us to do in the media, but they’ve essentially said no. We asked them to negotiate and they said no. So it looks like we’re going to have to go around them again since they won’t give us docket access. But to answer your question we’re going to push a bill to honor first responders during 9/11, the bill sponsored by Senator Ward of Massachusetts. 

William C. Motter D-CO-02 (Boulder, Fort Collins, Broomfield)

 

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Yes, I did it publicly on twitter, multiple times. I got no meaningful response from any republican. Senator Granata did say I “couldn’t negotiate my way out of a paper bag.” Senator Driscoll said I was “the biggest idiot alive” when I asked to negotiate. So yeah I’ve tried to reach out but the republicans have basically said no.

William C. Motter D-CO-02 (Boulder, Fort Collins, Broomfield)

 

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But you didn't speak to him face to face? There were no meetings? Not even a quiet word in his ear?

The Rt Hon Dylan Macmillan MP

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and First Lord of the Treasury

MP for Nuneaton

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Majority leader Fitzgerald called you an idiot on twitter. Also do you think it's in the best interests of the American people to conduct official business on twitter?

Senator Lonnie Kennedy

Senator from New Hampshire (2009-)

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I think it’s in the best interests of the people to not have politics conducted in back rooms but in public. I asked the GOP to negotiate and they called me an idiot. Looks like they never wanted to to begin with.

That will he all of the questions for today thank you.

William C. Motter D-CO-02 (Boulder, Fort Collins, Broomfield)

 

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16 minutes ago, Nubbie said:

Majority leader Fitzgerald called you an idiot on twitter. Also do you think it's in the best interests of the American people to conduct official business on twitter?

OOC: I never called him that.

Former President Kyle Fitzgerald

Three-Time Republican Nominee

Nobel Peace Prize Winner

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Reporter Andrew Carnahan

Thank you for holding this press conference, Senator. My question is: how can meaningful compromise and bipartisan deals be made on Twitter?

Christopher Drake

Republican, NY-2

Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

Former Chief Administrator - Rounds 4 & 5, Evil Arch-Conservative, Frequent Republican Player

 

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Senate Powell turns right before he walks out of the room

Its not like we’re doing in depth policy discussion on twitter, it was a simple invitation. An invitation that was responded to by a petty and childish attack by the GOP leadership. 

That will be all 

Walks out of room

William C. Motter D-CO-02 (Boulder, Fort Collins, Broomfield)

 

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