Tag Archives: Rick Allen

GOP Rep Backs Raising Social Security Age: “People Come Up To Me, They Actually Want To Work Longer”

The American Independent reports: Republican Rep. Rick Allen of Georgia said that the way to handle problems with Social Security and to increase wealth is for people to work longer and retire later. Allen said that his constituents have told him that that is exactly what they want to do. “People come up to me, they actually want to work …

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Texts: GOP Rep Pushed Batshit Claims To Meadows

Talking Points Memo reports: Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) is not one of the better-known figures in the extended universe of former President Trump’s political allies. However, based on text messages obtained by TPM, Allen is one of the members of Congress who worked most aggressively behind the scenes to reverse Trump’s loss in the 2020 election. Allen’s attempts to challenge …

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House Republicans Walk Out On Colleague Who Called Them Sinners For Backing LGBT Protections

The Hill reports: A House conservative went after dozens of fellow Republicans on Thursday with suggestions that they’d sinned for backing an anti-discrimination proposal against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Rep. Rick Allen, a Georgia freshman, launched the GOP’s regular policy meeting in the Capitol basement by reading a Bible passage condemning homosexuality and suggesting that supporters of …

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