Rep. Scott Garrett

DETAILS: Rep. Scott Garrett
(1959 - )
    • NJ - 5 House
      (2003- 2017)
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    Rep. Garrett is AGAINST
    Rep. Garrett is FOR

    ISSUES: Rep. Scott Garrett

    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.


    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


    AGAINST

    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and they voted to impeach President Trump on December 18, 2019. The Senate has the power to try the impeachment, and the Senate acquitted President Trump on both articles of impeachment on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. 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 were against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


    AGAINST

    Reparations

    The concept of making reparations to the descendants of slaves comes on the 400th anniversary of the first slave landing on American soil. While it could take many forms, the most talked about strategy would be paying their descendants money. source

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Most Republicans are opposed to cash reparations.

    FOR Democrats

    The Democratic party is roughly split. Nearly half support giving cash reparations to the descendants of slaves. Roughly half oppose cash reparations.


    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


    AGAINST

    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and they voted to impeach President Trump on December 18, 2019. The Senate has the power to try the impeachment, and the Senate acquitted President Trump on both articles of impeachment on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. 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 were against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


    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.


    AGAINST

    Reparations

    The concept of making reparations to the descendants of slaves comes on the 400th anniversary of the first slave landing on American soil. While it could take many forms, the most talked about strategy would be paying their descendants money. source

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Most Republicans are opposed to cash reparations.

    FOR Democrats

    The Democratic party is roughly split. Nearly half support giving cash reparations to the descendants of slaves. Roughly half oppose cash reparations.


    DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
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      • Amount
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      • $2k
    Based on the July 2020 report , next report due January 2021