UPDATED 10:13 AM PT – Friday, July 16, 2021
Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell has mentioned all Republican lawmakers will vote towards the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget bill. The Senate GOP chief instructed reporters on Thursday that Democrats would not have a mandate to impose socialism within the U.S.
McConnell added the Democrat plan is a “wild spending taxing spree,” which might push inflation even increased. The senator went on to say he hopes some Democrats will get up and vote towards the bill as nicely.
“There received’t be any Republican assist for this and hopefully some courageous Democrats will get up and say ‘I’m not going to do that’ for the nation,” mentioned McConnell.
On Democrats’ watch, inflation has turned a 3.5% annual pay elevate for American staff into an almost 2% pay reduce.
Households are going through runaway prices.
However Democrats nonetheless need to tax, borrow, and spend one other $4 trillion this summer time. pic.twitter.com/TwhAP8IwFb
— Chief McConnell (@LeaderMcConnell) July 15, 2021
He additionally warned if the vote falls alongside social gathering strains and Kamala Harris breaks the tie, then each Democrat would have to personal the disastrous consequence.