Instead, the public favors — by a 2-to-1 margin — the sort of bipartisan deal struck over the weekend by President Biden and GOP House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. That deal, which includes smaller spending freezes and reductions in exchange for a two-year debt-ceiling hike, is now moving through Congress despite objections from the far-right House Freedom Caucus.
Remind me, again. Are we back to trusting polls or sticking with they mean nothing?
The House passed it. Kind of wonder how much this increased spending with the higher yields and all the other knock on effects. Does the GOP really want to increase the debt or are they just that fucking stupid? What did Mccarthy get from this theater?
Very little. He had a weak hand and there are no mandates from the people to reduce spending - we're staying at COVID levels with some minor tweaks and have 'new normalled' the baseline which makes progressives content. Two trillion per year going forward.....
Holy shit! We agreed to pay the bills for the money we already spent! What a revolutionary idea. The hostages usually die at the end, so this is a welcome plot twist. Thanks, bipartisan senile incompetent dude!
The next thing you know, the folks in the middle will start working on an actual budget to determine our current spending priorities.
999? RIP Herman Cain, my favorite anti-vaccine advocate.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6 , 2022 Contact: [email protected], 202-224-4343 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced his “Six Penny Plan” federal budget that will balance within five years. “Five years ago, we could balance our budget with a freeze in...www.paul.senate.gov