The Freshman | Episode 2: Voting Matters

Rep. Denver Riggleman (VA-5) is a freshman in U.S. Congress. He quickly learns that voting in Congress is not always black and white. In fact, it’s pretty grey—with competing interests, party politics, and conscience—colliding regularly during the process of voting. Watch as Riggleman navigates the struggles of representative government.

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Matt Kibbe is the President and Chief Community Organizer of Free the People. He is a leading advocate for personal, civil and economic liberties. An economist by training, Kibbe is a public policy expert, bestselling author, and political commentator. He also known for his podcast, Kibbe on Liberty.

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  • Ahhh, another Virginia GOPer dons his pussy hat, votes against Trump’s declaration of emergency on the US border–because an unnamed military buddy whispered in his ear. Start tallying the opioid deaths in his district and pile the skulls at his self-righteous feet.

    • Your narrow mind is showing. It’s much broader and more complex than you believe it to be. You’re delusional if you think that job is black and white.

  • The problem is that the central government is trying to legislate relative to powers that are not granted to them in the Constitution.

    His discussing the “rollup” bills that are very short but reference multiple levels of prior legislation.

    We need to return to 1) local, 2) state and then finally 3) central government.

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