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The House has put an end to proxy voting. 

From Breitbart. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reaffirmed his position on proxy voting Thursday morning …

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“No more proxy voting,” the speaker said Thursday morning on Twitter. “Effective immediately, Members of Congress have to show up to work if they want their vote to count.”

McCarthy, who already had a successful week as Speaker, reaffirmed his position on proxy voting, which was set in place after becoming Speaker and the House passing the rules package. …

When the Democrat majority instituted the rule nearly three years ago, on May 15, 2020, supposedly due to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, House Republicans were mainly in favor of changing the proxy voting rule.

Under the rule, members of Congress were allowed to proxy vote, which means that one member of the House could cast a vote on behalf of an absent member. …

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(Excerpt from Breitbart. Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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NanJohnson
January 24, 2023

Our senators and representatives need to care enough about our country and the people they represent to be there to vote in person. The pandemic is over !!So thankful for this action of the House of Representatives and praying the Senate will do likewise.

Lori Meed
January 23, 2023

Although I am no expert, I believe that this particular kind of voting has so much room for corruption and manipulation, that it should be opposed at every step in our government. These people were elected and therefore should be there to represent those who elected them.

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Betsy West
January 23, 2023

Thank God our elected representatives will finally have to show up for work. Thank you Speaker McCarthy for restoring order in the House.

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