Rep. Thomas Garrett

DETAILS: Rep. Thomas Garrett
(1972 - )
    • VA - 5 House
      (2017- 2019)
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    ISSUES: Rep. Thomas Garrett

    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, and the trial started on Tuesday, January 22, 2020. 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

    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

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    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

    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, and the trial started on Tuesday, January 22, 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 are against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats are 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.


    DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
      • Company
      • Amount
      • NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION
      • $10k
      • American Bankers Assn
      • $8k
      • Comcast Corporation
      • $6k
      • AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR COMPANY
      • $5k
      • Deloitte LLP
      • $5k
      • National Beer Wholesalers Assn
      • $5k
      • Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC
      • $5k
      • National Assn of Realtors
      • $4.5k
      • NextEra Energy
      • $4k
      • Lockheed Martin
      • $4k
    Based on the July 2019 report , next report due January 2020