Rep. Patrick Meehan is one of the 14 Republicans being targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in a series of automated calls.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Wednesday launched a series of automated calls knocking the GOP for a House Republican plan to allow Americans to eventually opt out of Social Security.
A sample script provided by the DCCC includes a critical reference to House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) budget, which has been Democrats’ political strategy this summer.
“What does Congressman Pat Meehan have against seniors? First Meehan voted with his Republican leadership to end Medicare while protecting subsidies for Big Oil and tax breaks for billionaires. Now, they are trying to privatize Social Security,” reads the ad script.
Lois Lerner, director of exempt organizations for the IRS, arrives for a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the investigation of the IRS' targeting of political groups. Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right to not testify and caused a protest from some committee members when she offered an opening statement and engaged in dialogue with members before invoking the right.
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