Rep. Pete Sessions

DETAILS: Rep. Pete Sessions
(1955 - )
    • TX - 17 House
      (2021- present)
    • TX - 32 House
      (2003- 2019)
    • TX - 5 House
      (1997- 2003)
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    ISSUES: Rep. Pete Sessions

    FOR

    Veterans Affairs

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    Bettering the lives and services offered to US Veterans.

    AGAINST

    Impeachment

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

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


    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.

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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


    AGAINST

    Impeachment

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

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


    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


    FOR

    Veterans Affairs

    $
    Bettering the lives and services offered to US Veterans.

    DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
      • Company
      • Amount
      • American Academy of Ophthalmology
      • $30k
      • Honeywell International
      • $25k
      • KPMG LLP
      • $25k
      • National Beer Wholesalers Assn
      • $25k
      • Capital One Financial
      • $25k
      • National Assn of Home Builders
      • $25k
      • American Society of Anesthesiologists
      • $25k
      • National Assn of Realtors
      • $24k
      • Altria Client Services LLC
      • $23.6k
      • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
      • $23.5k
    Based on the January 2021 report , next report due July 2021