Rosie O'Donnell Offers Senators Cash To Reject Tax Bill

Adjust Comment Print

The tax reform bill will lower income tax for the majority of US households, although the bulk of the bill's tax relief will go to the wealthy, according to The Washington Post.

Susan Collins and Jeff Flake $2 million each to vote no on the Republican reform tax bill. If she was, that would constitute a felony, as right wing sites, like The Daily Caller, have been quick to point out.

Former talkshow host and comedian Rosie O'Donnell proudly and openly attempted to bribe Republican Senators Tuesday night, which is of course a felony. Susan Collins of ME and Arizona Sen.

Despite O'Donnell's offer, all 51 Republican senators voted "yes" on the tax bill, which passed the Senate early Wednesday morning. Sen.

Plus, everyone knows if you want to buy politicians legally all you have to do is set up a Super PAC.

O'Donnell wrote, "so how about this i promise to give 2 million dollars to senator susan collins and 2 million to senator jeff flake if they vote NO".

Hyperloop One bags $50m funding with Richard Branson named as chair
Pishevar or any aspect of his life, including his personal, business, or political life". Hyperloop trains are expected to be used for cargo transport before moving passengers.

While O'Donnell repeated her offer multiple times via Twitter, anything a comedian says on social media should be taken with a grain of salt.

O'Donnell also insulted Republican Sen.

Those pointing out that bribery is against the law aren't wrong. Under federal law, it's illegal to attempt to influence official acts (including legislative votes) of public officials with offers of money. The proposed tax plan now goes back to the House, where lawmakers need to finalize small changes that the Senate made to the bill.

"It's a big no-no in politics, and while many politicians have surely gotten away with accepting bribes, many others have spent years in prison for taking them".

See some of the best reactions to O'Donnell's offer below.

Comments