KEY VOTE ALERT “NO” ON H.R. 8015, THE DELIVERING FOR AMERICA ACT

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Club for Growth opposes the Delivering for America Act, H.R. 8015. The legislation will be considered soon in the United States House of Representatives. The result of the vote will be included in the Club for Growth Foundation’s 2020 Congressional Scorecard.

The Delivering for America Act would provide $25 billion to the United States Postal Service (USPS), and prevent any change in operation or level of postal services during the COVID pandemic, including a reduction in hours of operations or consolidation of postal offices, among other provisions.

The legislation also allows Americans to bring frivolous civil action against the post office if an individual believes they were harmed by a violation of the bill. For example, if a post office decided to reduce its hours of operations and close early on a Saturday, or even close a satellite office while extending office hours in a main post office — an individual would have standing to sue the USPS. The USPS should be permitted to work with communities to respond to the postal needs of the people during COVID and Congress should not use a heavy hand to require all services to be fully maintained by USPS during the pandemic.

Despite competitive shipping costs associated with mailing items through the USPS, the USPS consistently loses billions of dollars annually because people use the post office less frequently in the era of digital and E-mail service. USPS’s unfunded pension system has also long been a red flag raised toward necessary reforms that too many politicians refuse to consider because of the political strength of the American Postal Workers Union.

USPS delivers billions of pieces of mail and hundreds of millions of packages during the holiday season alone, and USPS has the capacity to handle tens of millions of mail-in ballots during the 2020 election, if necessary, according to testimony this week from the Postmaster General. Moreover, the Postmaster General said the USPS can prioritize election documents over other mail. Despite the pandemic, USPS should be able to consider reforms like any other business responding to the pandemic that needs to reduce its operating loss. This bill is another case of politicians politicizing the COVID pandemic in order to obtain what they perceive as a political advantage headed into the General Election.

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Vote Results

Club Position

No

Required for Majority

1/2

Vote Results

Passed

Vote Number

182

Vote Date

August 22, 2020

Vote Counts

YEAs:

0

NAYs:

0

Not Voting:

431

Name

State

Party

Vote Position

Ralph Abraham

LA

R

N

Alma Adams

NC

D

Y

Robert Aderholt

AL

R

N

Pete Aguilar

CA

D

Y

Rick Allen

GA

R

N

Colin Allred

TX

D

Y

Justin Amash

MI

I

N

Mark Amodei

NV

R

A

Kelly Armstrong

ND

R

N

Jodey Arrington

TX

R

N

Cindy Axne

IA

D

Y

Brian Babin

TX

R

N

Don Bacon

NE

R

Y

James Baird

IN

R

N

Troy Balderson

OH

R

Y

Jim Banks

IN

R

N

Andy Barr

KY

R

N

Nanette Barragan

CA

D

Y

Karen Bass

CA

D

Y

Joyce Beatty

OH

D

Y

Ami Bera

CA

D

Y

Jack Bergman

MI

R

N

Don Beyer

VA

D

Y

Andy Biggs

AZ

R

N

Gus Bilirakis

FL

R

N

Rob Bishop

UT

R

N

Sanford Bishop

GA

D

Y

Dan Bishop

NC

R

N

Earl Blumenauer

OR

D

Y

Suzanne Bonamici

OR

D

Y

Mike Bost

IL

R

Y

Brendan Boyle

PA

D

Y

Kevin Brady

TX

R

N

Anthony Brindisi

NY

D

Y

Mo Brooks

AL

R

N

Susan Brooks

IN

R

A

Anthony Brown

MD

D

Y

Julia Brownley

CA

D

Y

Vern Buchanan

FL

R

Y

Ken Buck

CO

R

N

Larry Bucshon

IN

R

N

Ted Budd

NC

R

N

Tim Burchett

TN

R

N

Michael Burgess

TX

R

N

Cheri Bustos

IL

D

Y

G.K. Butterfield

NC

D

Y

Bradley Byrne

AL

R

N

Ken Calvert

CA

R

N

Salud Carbajal

CA

D

Y

Tony Cardenas

CA

D

Y

Andre Carson

IN

D

Y

Buddy Carter

GA

R

N

John Carter

TX

R

N

Matthew Cartwright

PA

D

Y

Ed Case

HI

D

Y

Sean Casten

IL

D

Y

Kathy Castor

FL

D

Y

Joaquin Castro

TX

D

Y

Steve Chabot

OH

R

N

Liz Cheney

WY

R

N

Judy Chu

CA

D

Y

David Cicilline

RI

D

Y

Gil Cisneros

CA

D

Y

Katherine Clark

MA

D

Y

Yvette Clarke

NY

D

Y

Lacy Clay

MO

D

Y

Emanuel Cleaver

MO

D

Y

Ben Cline

VA

R

N

Michael Cloud

TX

R

N

James Clyburn

SC

D

Y

Steve Cohen

TN

D

Y

Tom Cole

OK

R

N

Bonnie Coleman

NJ

D

Y

Doug Collins

GA

R

A

James Comer

KY

R

N

K. Michael Conaway

TX

R

N

Gerald Connolly

VA

D

Y

Paul Cook

CA

R

A

Jim Cooper

TN

D

Y

Luis Correa

CA

D

Y

Jim Costa

CA

D

Y

Joe Courtney

CT

D

Y

TJ Cox

CA

D

Y

Angela Craig

MN

D

Y

Rick Crawford

AR

R

N

Dan Crenshaw

TX

R

N

Charlie Crist

FL

D

Y

Jason Crow

CO

D

Y

Henry Cuellar

TX

D

Y

Joe Cunningham

SC

D

Y

John Curtis

UT

R

N

Sharice Davids

KS

D

Y

Warren Davidson

OH

R

N

Rodney Davis

IL

R

Y

Danny Davis

IL

D

Y

Susan Davis

CA

D

Y

Madeleine Dean

PA

D

Y

Peter DeFazio

OR

D

Y

Diana DeGette

CO

D

Y

Rosa DeLauro

CT

D

Y

Suzan DelBene

WA

D

Y

Antonio Delgado

NY

D

Y

Val Demings

FL

D

Y

Mark DeSaulnier

CA

D

Y

Scott DesJarlais

TN

R

N

Theodore Deutch

FL

D

Y

Mario Diaz-Balart

FL

R

A

Debbie Dingell

MI

D

Y

Lloyd Doggett

TX

D

Y

Michael Doyle

PA

D

Y

Jeff Duncan

SC

R

N

Neal Dunn

FL

R

N

Tom Emmer

MN

R

N

Eliot Engel

NY

D

Y

Veronica Escobar

TX

D

Y

Anna Eshoo

CA

D

Y

Adriano Espaillat

NY

D

Y

Ron Estes

KS

R

N

Dwight Evans

PA

D

Y

Drew Ferguson

GA

R

N

Abby Finkenauer

IA

D

Y

Brian Fitzpatrick

PA

R

Y

Chuck Fleischmann

TN

R

N

Lizzie Fletcher

TX

D

Y

Bill Flores

TX

R

A

Jeff Fortenberry

NE

R

Y

Bill Foster

IL

D

Y

Virginia Foxx

NC

R

N

Lois Frankel

FL

D

Y

Marcia Fudge

OH

D

Y

Russ Fulcher

ID

R

N

Tulsi Gabbard

HI

D

A

Matt Gaetz

FL

R

N

Mike Gallagher

WI

R

N

Ruben Gallego

AZ

D

Y

John Garamendi

CA

D

Y

Sylvia Garcia

TX

D

Y

Jesus Garcia

IL

D

Y

Mike Garcia

CA

R

N

Greg Gianforte

MT

R

N

Bob Gibbs

OH

R

A

Louie Gohmert

TX

R

N

Jared Golden

ME

D

Y

Jimmy Gomez

CA

D

Y

Vicente Gonzalez

TX

D

Y

Anthony Gonzalez

OH

R

N

Lance Gooden

TX

R

N

Paul Gosar

AZ

R

N

Josh Gottheimer

NJ

D

Y

Kay Granger

TX

R

A

Garret Graves

LA

R

N

Tom Graves

GA

R

N

Sam Graves

MO

R

Y

Mark Green

TN

R

N

Al Green

TX

D

Y

H. Morgan Griffith

VA

R

N

Raul Grijalva

AZ

D

Y

Glenn Grothman

WI

R

N

Michael Guest

MS

R

N

Brett Guthrie

KY

R

N

Debra Haaland

NM

D

Y

James Hagedorn

MN

R

N

Josh Harder

CA

D

Y

Andy Harris

MD

R

N

Vicky Hartzler

MO

R

N

Alcee Hastings

FL

D

Y

Jahana Hayes

CT

D

Y

Denny Heck

WA

D

Y

Kevin Hern

OK

R

N

Jaime Herrera Beutler

WA

R

Y

Jody Hice

GA

R

N

Brian Higgins

NY

D

Y

Clay Higgins

LA

R

A

French Hill

AR

R

N

James Himes

CT

D

Y

George Holding

NC

R

N

Trey Hollingsworth

IN

R

N

Kendra Horn

OK

D

Y

Steven Horsford

NV

D

Y

Chrissy Houlahan

PA

D

Y

Steny Hoyer

MD

D

Y

Richard Hudson

NC

R

N

Jared Huffman

CA

D

Y

Bill Huizenga

MI

R

N

Will Hurd

TX

R

Y

Sheila Jackson-Lee

TX

D

Y

Christopher Jacobs

NY

R

N

Pramila Jayapal

WA

D

Y

Hakeem Jeffries

NY

D

Y

Mike Johnson

LA

R

A

Bill Johnson

OH

R

N

Eddie Johnson

TX

D

Y

Henry Johnson

GA

D

Y

Dusty Johnson

SD

R

N

Jim Jordan

OH

R

N

John Joyce

PA

R

N

David Joyce

OH

R

Y

Marcy Kaptur

OH

D

Y

John Katko

NY

R

Y

William Keating

MA

D

Y

Fred Keller

PA

R

N

Robin Kelly

IL

D

Y

Mike Kelly

PA

R

A

Trent Kelly

MS

R

N

Joseph Kennedy

MA

D

Y

Ro Khanna

CA

D

Y

Daniel Kildee

MI

D

Y

Derek Kilmer

WA

D

Y

Andy Kim

NJ

D

Y

Ron Kind

WI

D

Y

Peter King

NY

R

Y

Steve King

IA

R

A

Adam Kinzinger

IL

R

N

Ann Kirkpatrick

AZ

D

Y

Raja Krishnamoorthi

IL

D

Y

Ann Kuster

NH

D

Y

David Kustoff

TN

R

N

Darin LaHood

IL

R

N

Doug LaMalfa

CA

R

Y

Conor Lamb

PA

D

Y

Doug Lamborn

CO

R

N

James Langevin

RI

D

Y

Rick Larsen

WA

D

Y

John Larson

CT

D

Y

Bob Latta

OH

R

N

Brenda Lawrence

MI

D

Y

Al Lawson

FL

D

Y

Suzanne Lee

NV

D

Y

Barbara Lee

CA

D

Y

Debbie Lesko

AZ

R

N

Andy Levin

MI

D

Y

Mike Levin

CA

D

Y

Ted Lieu

CA

D

Y

Daniel Lipinski

IL

D

Y

David Loebsack

IA

D

Y

Zoe Lofgren

CA

D

Y

Billy Long

MO

R

N

Barry Loudermilk

GA

R

N

Alan Lowenthal

CA

D

Y

Nita Lowey

NY

D

Y

Frank Lucas

OK

R

N

Blaine Luetkemeyer

MO

R

N

Ben Lujan

NM

D

Y

Elaine Luria

VA

D

Y

Stephen Lynch

MA

D

Y

Tom Malinowski

NJ

D

Y

Carolyn Maloney

NY

D

Y

Sean Maloney

NY

D

Y

Kenny Marchant

TX

R

A

Roger Marshall

KS

R

N

Thomas Massie

KY

R

N

Brian Mast

FL

R

N

Doris Matsui

CA

D

Y

Ben McAdams

UT

D

Y

Lucy McBath

GA

D

Y

Kevin McCarthy

CA

R

N

Michael McCaul

TX

R

Y

Tom McClintock

CA

R

N

Betty McCollum

MN

D

Y

Donald McEachin

VA

D

Y

James McGovern

MA

D

Y

Patrick McHenry

NC

R

N

David McKinley

WV

R

Y

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

WA

R

N

Jerry McNerney

CA

D

Y

Gregory Meeks

NY

D

Y

Grace Meng

NY

D

Y

Dan Meuser

PA

R

A

Kweisi Mfume

MD

D

Y

Carol Miller

WV

R

N

Paul Mitchell

MI

R

N

John Moolenaar

MI

R

N

Alex Mooney

WV

R

N

Gwen Moore

WI

D

Y

Joseph Morelle

NY

D

Y

Seth Moulton

MA

D

Y

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

FL

D

Y

Markwayne Mullin

OK

R

N

Greg Murphy

NC

R

N

Stephanie Murphy

FL

D

Y

Jerrold Nadler

NY

D

Y

Grace Napolitano

CA

D

Y

Richard Neal

MA

D

Y

Joseph Neguse

CO

D

Y

Dan Newhouse

WA

R

N

Donald Norcross

NJ

D

Y

Ralph Norman

SC

R

N

Devin Nunes

CA

R

N

Tom O'Halleran

AZ

D

Y

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

NY

D

Y

Pete Olson

TX

R

A

Ilhan Omar

MN

D

Y

Steven Palazzo

MS

R

N

Frank Pallone

NJ

D

Y

Gary Palmer

AL

R

N

Jimmy Panetta

CA

D

Y

Christopher Pappas

NH

D

Y

Bill Pascrell

NJ

D

Y

Donald Payne

NJ

D

Y

Nancy Pelosi

CA

D

Y

Greg Pence

IN

R

N

Ed Perlmutter

CO

D

Y

Scott Perry

PA

R

N

Scott Peters

CA

D

Y

Collin Peterson

MN

D

Y

Dean Phillips

MN

D

Y

Chellie Pingree

ME

D

Y

Mark Pocan

WI

D

Y

Katie Porter

CA

D

Y

Bill Posey

FL

R

N

Ayanna Pressley

MA

D

Y

David Price

NC

D

Y

Mike Quigley

IL

D

Y

Jamie Raskin

MD

D

Y

Tom Reed

NY

R

Y

Guy Reschenthaler

PA

R

N

Kathleen Rice

NY

D

Y

Tom Rice

SC

R

N

Cedric Richmond

LA

D

Y

Denver Riggleman

VA

R

N

Martha Roby

AL

R

N

Lisa Rochester

DE

D

Y

David Roe

TN

R

N

Hal Rogers

KY

R

N

Mike Rogers

AL

R

N

Francis Rooney

FL

R

N

John Rose

TN

R

N

Max Rose

NY

D

Y

Harley Rouda

CA

D

Y

David Rouzer

NC

R

N

Chip Roy

TX

R

A

Lucille Roybal-Allard

CA

D

Y

Raul Ruiz

CA

D

Y

C.A. Ruppersberger

MD

D

Y

Bobby Rush

IL

D

Y

John Rutherford

FL

R

N

Tim Ryan

OH

D

Y

Linda Sanchez

CA

D

Y

John Sarbanes

MD

D

Y

Steve Scalise

LA

R

N

Mary Scanlon

PA

D

Y

Janice Schakowsky

IL

D

Y

Adam Schiff

CA

D

Y

Bradley Schneider

IL

D

Y

Kurt Schrader

OR

D

Y

Kim Schrier

WA

D

Y

David Schweikert

AZ

R

N

Robert Scott

VA

D

Y

Austin Scott

GA

R

N

David Scott

GA

D

Y

F. James Sensenbrenner

WI

R

N

Jose Serrano

NY

D

Y

Terri Sewell

AL

D

Y

Donna Shalala

FL

D

Y

Brad Sherman

CA

D

Y

Mikie Sherrill

NJ

D

Y

John Shimkus

IL

R

A

Mike Simpson

ID

R

N

Albio Sires

NJ

D

Y

Elissa Slotkin

MI

D

Y

Jason Smith

MO

R

N

Adrian Smith

NE

R

N

Christopher Smith

NJ

R

Y

Adam Smith

WA

D

Y

Lloyd Smucker

PA

R

N

Darren Soto

FL

D

Y

Abigail Spanberger

VA

D

Y

Ross Spano

FL

R

A

Jackie Speier

CA

D

Y

Greg Stanton

AZ

D

Y

Pete Stauber

MN

R

Y

Elise Stefanik

NY

R

Y

Bryan Steil

WI

R

N

Greg Steube

FL

R

A

Haley Stevens

MI

D

Y

Chris Stewart

UT

R

A

Steve Stivers

OH

R

Y

Thomas Suozzi

NY

D

Y

Eric Swalwell

CA

D

Y

Mark Takano

CA

D

Y

Van Taylor

TX

R

N

Bennie Thompson

MS

D

Y

Glenn Thompson

PA

R

N

Mike Thompson

CA

D

Y

Mac Thornberry

TX

R

A

Tom Tiffany

WI

R

N

William Timmons

SC

R

A

Scott Tipton

CO

R

N

Dina Titus

NV

D

Y

Rashida Tlaib

MI

D

Y

Paul Tonko

NY

D

Y

Norma Torres

CA

D

Y

Xochitl Torres Small

NM

D

Y

Lori Trahan

MA

D

Y

David Trone

MD

D

Y

Michael Turner

OH

R

Y

Lauren Underwood

IL

D

Y

Fred Upton

MI

R

Y

Jeff Van Drew

NJ

R

Y

Juan Vargas

CA

D

Y

Marc Veasey

TX

D

Y

Filemon Vela

TX

D

Y

Nydia Velazquez

NY

D

Y

Peter Visclosky

IN

D

Y

Ann Wagner

MO

R

Y

Tim Walberg

MI

R

N

Greg Walden

OR

R

A

Mark Walker

NC

R

N

Jackie Walorski

IN

R

N

Michael Waltz

FL

R

N

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

FL

D

Y

Maxine Waters

CA

D

Y

Steve Watkins

KS

R

N

Randy Weber

TX

R

N

Daniel Webster

FL

R

N

Peter Welch

VT

D

Y

Brad Wenstrup

OH

R

N

Bruce Westerman

AR

R

N

Jennifer Wexton

VA

D

Y

Susan Wild

PA

D

Y

Roger Williams

TX

R

N

Frederica Wilson

FL

D

Y

Joe Wilson

SC

R

N

Robert Wittman

VA

R

N

Steve Womack

AR

R

N

Rob Woodall

GA

R

N

Ron Wright

TX

R

N

John Yarmuth

KY

D

Y

Ted Yoho

FL

R

N

Don Young

AK

R

Y

Lee Zeldin

NY

R

N

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