Rep. Mick Mulvaney

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(1967 - )
    • SC - 5 House
      (2011- 2017)
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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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      Immigration

      The laws regarding how our country works with people who want to enter, both temporarily and for citizenship.

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      FOR Republicans

      Republicans support immigrants entering the country, but they feel it is government responsibility to first look out for American families and workers. Then those who enter the country legally. Then those who enter the country illegally. They feel current immigration laws should be upheld and ‘sanctuary cities’ should be denied federal aid. source

      AGAINST Democrats

      Feel the immigration system is broken and needs reform. They focus on ending the 3-10-and permanent bars that prevent immigrants from attaining legal permits and citizenship. Also, they support looser restrictions to aid refugees fleeing violent or unlivable living conditions in their own country, and to have government assistance programs like the affordable care act available to non-citizens. source

      LOBBYISTS:


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        Housing

        Republicans and Democrats both support home ownership and making sure the abuses that led to the housing crisis never happen again.

        DETAILS:

        FOR Republicans

        Republicans do not feel government regulation is a solution. They want better guidelines to stop predatory loan agreements, promote responsibility for affordable agreements to both buyers and lenders, and end lending quotas that lead to poor company lending choices. source

        FOR Democrats

        Democrats are focused on expanding the funding for the National Housing Trust Fund and the Neighborhood Stabilization program. They want to increase federal and state programs to reduce homelessness and restructuring housing market policies. 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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            Voting

            There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

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            AGAINST Republicans

            Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

            FOR Democrats

            For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source

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              AGAINST

              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:


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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.

                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:


                  AGAINST

                  Voting

                  There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

                  DETAILS:

                  AGAINST Republicans

                  Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

                  FOR Democrats

                  For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source

                  LOBBYISTS:


                    FOR

                    Immigration

                    The laws regarding how our country works with people who want to enter, both temporarily and for citizenship.

                    DETAILS:

                    FOR Republicans

                    Republicans support immigrants entering the country, but they feel it is government responsibility to first look out for American families and workers. Then those who enter the country legally. Then those who enter the country illegally. They feel current immigration laws should be upheld and ‘sanctuary cities’ should be denied federal aid. source

                    AGAINST Democrats

                    Feel the immigration system is broken and needs reform. They focus on ending the 3-10-and permanent bars that prevent immigrants from attaining legal permits and citizenship. Also, they support looser restrictions to aid refugees fleeing violent or unlivable living conditions in their own country, and to have government assistance programs like the affordable care act available to non-citizens. source

                    LOBBYISTS:


                      FOR

                      Housing

                      Republicans and Democrats both support home ownership and making sure the abuses that led to the housing crisis never happen again.

                      DETAILS:

                      FOR Republicans

                      Republicans do not feel government regulation is a solution. They want better guidelines to stop predatory loan agreements, promote responsibility for affordable agreements to both buyers and lenders, and end lending quotas that lead to poor company lending choices. source

                      FOR Democrats

                      Democrats are focused on expanding the funding for the National Housing Trust Fund and the Neighborhood Stabilization program. They want to increase federal and state programs to reduce homelessness and restructuring housing market policies. source

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