Success in Washington!Submitted by lynnopoly on Sun, 02/17/2008 - 00:30
If you haven' done so already, I encourage all DPers to join.
It is a crazy day here at the American Freedom Campaign, but I wanted to share some great news with you. Today, the U.S. House of Representatives finally passed the contempt resolution against White House officials Josh Bolten and Harriet Miers! As you know, the American Freedom Campaign -- backed by all of you -- has been pushing for this vote for months. Congress has taken a stand in support of our system of checks and balances and we all have reason to celebrate.
I would personally like to thank everyone who took the time to send an email to Congress, urging passage of this contempt resolution. Over the past few months, AFC supporters have sent about 19,000 emails on this issue. This caught the attention of the popular Capitol Hill newspaper, Roll Call, which this morning cited these 19,000 emails as part of the reason the resolution made it to the floor. We are a young organization, but we are having a serious impact in Washington!
As my time is limited, I thought I would paste below much of our press release we sent out today. It provides some additional information about the vote along with our reaction to it.
The American Freedom Campaign Agenda
(The American Freedom Agenda Act of 2007 (H.R. 3835), which addresses most of the issues outlined below, was introduced by U.S. Rep. Ron Paul on October 15, 2007. Click here http://www.americanfreedomcampaign.org///storage/afagenda/do... to read the text of the bill.)