“Five years ago, we could balance our budget with a freeze in spending without cutting anything. Since then, our debt has skyrocketed to $30 trillion with $2 trillion just from this past year,” said Dr. Paul.
And, just how did this principled Senator vote on the tax cuts that added those trillions?
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So, Speaker McCarthy met with President Biden in an effort to reach an agreement regarding the debt ceiling. From everything I read, the GOP is refusing to say what their demands are, other than a vague "spending cuts".
The House speaker arrived for the afternoon session carrying no formal GOP...