Ka-Ching! These Fiscal Conservatives Are Not Happy About This Spending Deal

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Posted: Jul 23, 2019 2:10 PM

Yesterday President Trump announced that he had reached a bipartisan deal with congressional leaders. But fiscal conservatives have already weighed in to express their displeasure.

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) has come out hard against the deal. He said he will not vote for it and he warned of the grave consequences of “unlimited bipartisan government spending.” Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) plans to vote against it too. And Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) has spoken out against it as well.

Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI), who recently decided to leave the Republican Party, has expressed his displeasure with both the deal and the process used to reach it:

Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) has made it quite clear that he’s not happy with the deal either:

And Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) referenced the president’s assertion that the deal did not contain any “poison pills,” pointing out that “Bankrupting America is a poison pill.”

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) praised the defense spending in the deal:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) have also publicly expressed their support for the deal:

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House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) is backing the deal: