Rep. Pete Sessions

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

    AGAINST

    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and they voted for impeachment on December 18, 2019. 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 of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats are 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, and they voted for impeachment on December 18, 2019. 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 of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats are 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


    DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
      • Company
      • Amount
      • American Academy of Ophthalmology
      • $30k
      • Altria Client Services LLC
      • $22.6k
      • BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY
      • $21.7k
      • UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION
      • $20.4k
      • National Assn of Home Builders
      • $20k
      • American Bankers Assn
      • $20k
      • Honeywell International
      • $20k
      • Farm Credit Council
      • $20k
      • American College of Emergency Physicians
      • $20k
      • KPMG LLP
      • $20k
    Based on the July 2019 report , next report due January 2020