ハウスは投票する予定です 100 来年の第117議会の後半の日 103 今年の投票日, 合計 203.
前回の議会でさえ, the 116th that met amid the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, voted more often, 合計 208 日々 — but this number is still scores below the number of voting days from past Congresses.
“With the release of the 2022 カレンダー, House Democrats have officially scheduled the least amount of in-session voting days of any Congress in modern history,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif。, フォックスニュースに語った. “At a time when Americans across the country are paying more and earning less amid soaring inflation, rising gas prices, and supply chain shortages, House Democrat leadership has decided their caucus will do the bare minimum.”
“President Biden and the Democrat Party have failed to lead — and now Speaker Pelosi’s caucus is failing to even show up to work,” 彼が追加した.
比較すると, the 115th Congress under Republican leadership saw the House vote on 251 日々.
さらに, the GOP-led 114th and 113th Congresses met for 230 days and 244 日々, それぞれ.
The lack of voting coincides with the multiple compounding crises facing America, including the supply chain shortage and immigration crisis crumpling the U.S.-Mexico border.
さらに, voting has become easier for members to accomplish through the proxy-voting measure implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pelosi’s office did not respond to Fox News’ request for comment.