Rep. Joe Sestak

DETAILS: Rep. Joe Sestak
(1951 - )
    • PA - 7 House
      (2007- 2011)
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    ISSUES: Rep. Joe Sestak

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    Trade

    Both parties support stronger trade deals with foreign countries. Each party has a different focus on the matter.

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    FOR Republicans

    Wants strong protections and the ability to negotiate- or walk away- from any trade deal that does not benefit the American people. Strategies include aggressive trade deals and focusing trade efforts on countries that share our values. source

    FOR Democrats

    Wants strong protections when dealing with foreign trade, so our government can set rules in place that protect our environment, jobs, food safety, and health. source

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      Health Care

      There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

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      FOR Republicans

      Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

      FOR Democrats

      Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source

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        Impeachment

        House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and afterward the Senate has the power to try the impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

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        AGAINST Republicans

        Republicans are against an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

        FOR Democrats

        Democrats are in favor of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

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          Military

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

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          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.

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            Veterans Affairs

            Bettering the lives and services offered to US Veterans.

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            FOR Republicans

            Both parties are pro veterans and have the track record to support.

            FOR Democrats

            Both parties are pro veterans and have the track record to support.

            LOBBYISTS:


              FOR

              Trade

              Both parties support stronger trade deals with foreign countries. Each party has a different focus on the matter.

              DETAILS:

              FOR Republicans

              Wants strong protections and the ability to negotiate- or walk away- from any trade deal that does not benefit the American people. Strategies include aggressive trade deals and focusing trade efforts on countries that share our values. source

              FOR Democrats

              Wants strong protections when dealing with foreign trade, so our government can set rules in place that protect our environment, jobs, food safety, and health. source

              LOBBYISTS:


                FOR

                Health Care

                There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

                DETAILS:

                FOR Republicans

                Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

                FOR Democrats

                Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source

                LOBBYISTS:


                  FOR

                  Impeachment

                  House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and afterward the Senate has the power to try the impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

                  DETAILS:

                  AGAINST Republicans

                  Republicans are against an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

                  FOR Democrats

                  Democrats are in favor of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

                  LOBBYISTS:


                    FOR

                    Military

                    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.

                    LOBBYISTS:


                      FOR

                      Veterans Affairs

                      Bettering the lives and services offered to US Veterans.

                      DETAILS:

                      FOR Republicans

                      Both parties are pro veterans and have the track record to support.

                      FOR Democrats

                      Both parties are pro veterans and have the track record to support.

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                        Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.