Republicans need a new plan to enact ‘America-first’ policies
America is fed up with the disastrous leftist policies of the Biden administration. We need to get back to America’s policies first.
American voters are set to oust Biden’s Democratic henchmen from the US House of Representatives in the November election because they believe Joe Biden is doing a terrible job.
At the same time, Americans want to see action from incoming Republicans. It’s not enough for Republicans to remind voters that Democrats have lost their conscience. Republicans need to have an affirmative and positive platform that can be implemented. The plan must advance positive policy while undoing Biden’s initiatives that have hurt us so much.
We need an America First Plan, a new deal with America.
The 1994 Deal with America succeeded in establishing several policy initiatives that the vast majority of Americans agreed with. Americans voted overwhelmingly to sweep out Democrats whose policies were undermining them and gave Republicans the chance to clean up the mess.
If the Republicans win the US House of Representatives in the November election, we will have the opportunity to act in a divided government.
Our America First plan should contain three segments: a brief affirmation of positive policy initiatives – with out-of-the-box legislation, a blueprint for how to achieve the goals, and a list of oversight actions Republicans will take as we vet committees. .
The America First plan must reduce inflation while encouraging job creation and rising wages. And reducing inflation begins with congressional budget cuts and ends with a restoration of American energy independence.
The new contract will secure our border against illegal immigration and drug, human and sexual trafficking. Trump-era policies that had brought operational control to the border must be reimplemented.
We must also guarantee freedom of education. Make parental choice in education the norm of school policies. While the federal footprint in education must be reduced, we must encourage transparency in programs, teaching materials and processes in education.
Americans are angry because of the increase in crime across the country. The America First plan must prevent the defunding of police by ensuring that federal funds for law enforcement go only to states, cities and towns that adequately fund the safety of their own people and respect the rule of law.
Ever since the Bush vs. Gore election, Americans have questioned the veracity of our elections. We must ensure the integrity of elections by protecting the authority of the state over our elections, making it difficult to cheat, and restoring trust in our republic.
Big tech censorship and the invasion of privacy require our America First plan to remove Section 230 liability protections and make it easier to enforce antitrust laws against these companies.
America’s recent embarrassment by the inept and clumsy actions and words of the Biden administration remind us that our plan must advance an Americas-first approach to foreign policy, energy policy and political commercial by focusing on the needs and goals of Americans, not the perceptions of foreign or domestic rivals who would have us devalue our own lives and beliefs in service of their ideologies.
Congressional oversight of executive agencies and our own institution must be built into an America First plan. And that means we must organize now to preserve evidence related to everything from the origins of the COVID-19 virus, to insider trading by members of Congress, to the abuses and overreach of the federal police apparatus. against ordinary Americans.
Oversight does not stop at committee investigations, where the necessary referrals for prosecution must be made.
Some senior officials have renounced their oath to the Constitution. They have committed serious crimes and misdemeanors and must face corrective measures prescribed by the Constitution.
Finally, even though Biden will want to veto corrective Republican legislation that will enact our America First plan, Republicans must use every point of leverage to push the plan forward.
We will need to use all of the “must have” pieces of legislation advanced by the Biden administration to achieve our goals. No more wasted opportunities.
For example, we should use the budget and the budgeting process to defund radical actions by the executive and use the leverage available to secure political victories. For example, Republicans should leverage “must-have” government funding bills to end vaccination mandates, secure the border, support our law enforcement, and cut federal spending to reduce the national debt and produce a balanced federal budget.
America needs a pathway to restore our American values and lead us out of the maze of dystopian confusion given to us by Democrats in Congress and the Biden administration. We must stand up to the Biden administration and stand up for the American people.
We need an America First plan. Today.
Andy Biggs represents Arizona’s 5th District.
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