Republican Majority Whip Tom Emmer made statements on CNNs State of the Union with Dana Bash that every Democrat must use as they campaign for the working class vote.
Republican Rep’s gift to Dems.
Dana Bash pointed out that President Biden said he would not going to negotiate on the debt ceiling. After all, that is money already spent by the United States government. She also pointed out that the President will negotiate on a budget but that it is unrelated to increasing the debt limit.
Republican Majority Whip Tim Emmer claimed that given that the new budget is the same as the 2022 budget and as such it is not a cut. He is playing with words. As an example, with there are 10,000 retirees making $100. that is a bill of $1 million. If the next year there are 11,000 retirees, keeping their retirement the same would cost $1,100,000. And that does not include the additional cost of inflation.
As usual, Republicans continue to look out for the rich and corporate class. Corporations use inflation to take more money away from the working class with undeserved higher prices. To cool inflation, the Feds take money from the working class by increasing interest rates. The defense budget is not decreased even as there is waste and exploitation. And the wealthy and corporations continue to extract more from the economy than they are willing to pay as they continue to live with huge tax cuts.
Dana Bash pointed out the actual cuts that working-class Americans would have to endure.
Dana Bash gave Congressman Tom Emmer an option to soften Republicans’ support for stiffing the working class. He pretty much dug in and made a statement that Democrats must use to paint all Republican politicians.
“I would hope this becomes the law of the land,” said Re. Emmer. “Kevin McCarthy and House Republicans have given you the roadmap of how to do that. … Just take the bill we passed last week, Dana, and make it law.”
Hang that around their necks.
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