Their own plan doesn't even come close to balancing, of course, and they're not interested in other ideas to get there. The first Republican amendment they torpedoed yesterday called for increasing federal spending at a clip of "only" 3.4 percent per year over the next decade, rather than the major acceleration that Democrats have advanced. The second proposed making it more procedurally difficult to pass a budget that does not balance with ten years. Watch as each Democrat-aligned committee member votes in lockstep against these provisions. Make no mistake, they are explicitly rejecting a balanced federal budget (the...
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As long as they don't pass, much less balance, a budget they can make the rules as they go and continue to blame Republicans for not "compromising." A brilliant scheme, but one that will eventually take the country down. My blame will lie solely with the Democrats and the MSM for carrying their message all these years. At the end of the day, as a country, we have no one to blame but ourselves for electing the incompetent one who now runs the country, and a wonderful ongoing election campaign.
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