The Republican crazies KEEP talking about cutting the established budget with givebacks….
A Government shutdown?
Joe Biden HAS done the best he could to come thru with own ‘Marshal Plan’ for America….
He his not gonna stand around and let these people pick his pocket without a fight…..
The ‘bipartisan ‘ part is rocky already….
And IS gonna gonna go long….
The White House is urging congressional Democrats to adopt a populist attack on the new House, tying together several proposals Republicans have floated or voted on so far, Semafor has learned.
The memo, obtained by Semafor, highlights day-one legislation that would rescind money allocated to hire more IRS enforcement. The memo also instructs members to focus on Republicans who have called for entitlement cuts, a tax reform bill backed by some conservatives that would replace income tax with a national sales tax, and the debate around using the strategic petroleum reserve to lower gas prices in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Republicans are expected to consider a bill that would restrict releases from the strategic petroleum reserve without a plan to expand domestic oil and gas production — the White House memo argues it would “tie Presidents’ hands and hamstring one of the best tools we have to protect Americans from spiking gas prices.”
Together these policies will “make inflation worse, protect rich tax cheats, increase the deficit, raise taxes on middle-class families, and cut Social Security and Medicare” the White House memo warns.
The memo comes as Republicans and Democrats are nearing a standoff over a must-pass debt limit increase — the most significant legislation in the split Congress. Republicans have said they want to negotiate cuts ahead of any agreement to raise the debt ceiling and Democrats, including the White House, are a hard no, creating an impasse that could end in a financial crisis if the U.S. defaults…..
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