Taking back the House in 2018 might very well depend on us. Rep. John Faso is among the most vulnerable of the GOP incumbents. Voting in a Democrat is our chance to put a check on the GOP’s and Trump’s power.

Faso now has a voting record that can be used against him. Here are some of the actions that Faso voted for in 2017 and that Trump supported.

Dec. 6
Making concealed-carry firearm permits valid across state lines, co-sponsored by John Faso. (231-198)

Opposition: https://everytownresearch.org/concealed-carry-reciprocity-h-r-38-overriding-state-public-safety-laws/

Dec. 6
Motion to table articles of impeachment against President Trump (364-58)

Oct. 24
Prohibiting Department of Justice settlements that require parties to donate money to outside groups (238-183) Co-sponsored by John Faso

Opposition: https://democrats-judiciary.house.gov/news/press-releases/statement-ranking-member-conyers-hr-732-stop-settlement-slush-funds-act

Oct. 3
Banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy (237-189)

Opposition: https://www.aclu.org/other/aclu-letter-house-opposing-hr-36

Sept. 14
Giving the government more power to deport and deny admission to immigrants suspected of being in gangs (233-175)

Opposition: https://www.aclu.org/sites/default/files/field_document/2017-12-9_aclu_vote_rec_in_opposition_to_hr_3697_criminal_alien_gang_removal_act_final.pdf

July 25
Repeal of a rule banning some financial companies from using mandatory arbitration clauses (231-190)

Opposition: https://civilrights.org/oppose-h-j-res-111-overturning-cfpb-arbitration-rule/

June 29
Increasing penalties for undocumented immigrants who re-enter the U.S. after being convicted of certain crimes (257-167)

Opposition: https://democrats-judiciary.house.gov/news/press-releases/floor-statement-honorable-john-conyers-jr-opposition-hr-3004-kate-s-law

June 29
Penalizing states and localities that have “sanctuary” laws on immigration (228-195)

June 8
Dismantling financial regulations put in place by the Dodd-Frank Act (233-186)

Opposition: https://www.indivisible.org/resource/financial-choice-act-hr-10/

May 4 The American Health Care Act of 2017 (217-213)

Opposition: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/115-2017/h256

May 2
Allowing employers to offer employees time off instead of pay for overtime work (229-197)

Opposition: https://civilrights.org/oppose-h-r-1180-the-working-families-flexibility-act/

Feb. 15
Repeal of a Department of Labor rule on drug testing of applicants for unemployment compensation (236-189)

opposition: https://www.vanhollen.senate.gov/content/van-hollen-statement-opposition-resolution-disapprove-dol-drug-testing-rule

Feb. 7
Repeal of a Department of Education rule on teacher preparation programs (240-181)

Opposition: https://www.democraticwhip.gov/sites/democraticwhip.house.gov/files/Oppose%20H.J.Res_.58_Teacher%20Prep%20CRA%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

Feb. 7
Repeal of a Department of Education rule on school accountability (234-190)

Opposition: https://www.democraticwhip.gov/sites/democraticwhip.house.gov/files/Oppose%20H.J.%20Res.%2057_ESSA%20CRA%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

Feb. 2
Repeal of a rule requiring the Social Security Administration to submit information to the national background-check system (235-180)

Opposition: http://www.bradycampaign.org/sites/default/files/Brady-Brief-on-HJ-Res40.pdf

Feb. 1
Repeal of the stream protection rule (228-194)

Opposition: https://www.npca.org/articles/1463-position-on-h-j-res-38-disapproving-the-stream-protection-rule

Jan. 24
Permanent ban on the use of federal funds for abortion or health coverage that includes abortions (238-183)
Opposition: https://www.aclu.org/other/aclu-letter-opposition-hr-7-no-taxpayer-funding-abortion-act

Jan. 13
Budget resolution to repeal the Affordable Care Act (227-198)

Full List HERE

 

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