Rep. Joe Barton

DETAILS: Rep. Joe Barton
(1949 - )
    • TX - 6 House
      (1985- 2019)
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    Rep. Bobby Rush received from National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $11k, International Franchise Assn: $7k, Edison Electric Institute: $5k, plus $21.5k from others on Trade
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    Rep. Joe Barton received from Vistra Energy: $4.7k, Amgen Inc: $2.5k, Ecolab Inc: $2.5k, plus $13k from others on Trade
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    Rep. Bobby Rush is on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce
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    ISSUES: Rep. Joe Barton

    FOR

    Terror Organizations

    There is an ongoing controversy in how terror organizations like ISIS should be handled.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans support a ‘peace through strength’ approach to dealing with terrorism. They want to restore military strength and be a nuclear shield for other countries. They also call for more aggressive tactics against known terrorists. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support going after terror organizations. They focus on tactics that rely on cooperation with allies, reduces the deployment of largescale troops, and the torture of war prisoners. source


    FOR

    Law Enforcement

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    Different approaches to dealing with crime.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republican favor a more strict approach to crime and criminals.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats favor a more lenient approach to crime and criminals to make sure their rights and the chance to reform and improve are always possible.


    FOR

    Military

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    Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.


    AGAINST

    Diversity

    Diversity refers to differences in racial or ethnic classifications, age, gender, religion, philosophy, physical abilities, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing factor. Most politicians are in favor of diversity. They differ on whether diversity should be legislated.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans primarily protest diversity propositions because they feel the measures would force businesses to hire and give promotions based on race, gender, and other factors instead of skills and accomplishments. They also feel the focus on diversity creates divisive labels rather than an inclusive atmosphere. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats back the bill to repeal wealthy business tax cuts to fund proactive measures like education and a diverse resume pool that businesses can use to find qualified and diversified candidates. source


    FOR

    Terror Organizations

    There is an ongoing controversy in how terror organizations like ISIS should be handled.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans support a ‘peace through strength’ approach to dealing with terrorism. They want to restore military strength and be a nuclear shield for other countries. They also call for more aggressive tactics against known terrorists. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support going after terror organizations. They focus on tactics that rely on cooperation with allies, reduces the deployment of largescale troops, and the torture of war prisoners. source


    FOR

    Law Enforcement

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    Different approaches to dealing with crime.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republican favor a more strict approach to crime and criminals.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats favor a more lenient approach to crime and criminals to make sure their rights and the chance to reform and improve are always possible.


    FOR

    Military

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    Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.


    AGAINST

    Diversity

    Diversity refers to differences in racial or ethnic classifications, age, gender, religion, philosophy, physical abilities, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing factor. Most politicians are in favor of diversity. They differ on whether diversity should be legislated.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans primarily protest diversity propositions because they feel the measures would force businesses to hire and give promotions based on race, gender, and other factors instead of skills and accomplishments. They also feel the focus on diversity creates divisive labels rather than an inclusive atmosphere. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats back the bill to repeal wealthy business tax cuts to fund proactive measures like education and a diverse resume pool that businesses can use to find qualified and diversified candidates. source


    DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
      • Company
      • Amount
      • TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. (TMA)
      • $75k
      • Comcast Corporation
      • $15k
      • AT&T Services, Inc. and its affiliates
      • $5.5k
      • ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORPORATION
      • $5k
      • Vistra Energy
      • $4.7k
      • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
      • $3.5k
      • Exelon Business Services, LLC
      • $3.5k
      • National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association
      • $3k
      • The Friedkin Group, Inc.
      • $2.7k
      • BGR Government Affairs
      • $2.5k
    Based on the January 2020 report , next report due July 2020