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Stop of the madness of congressional spending
Negotiating with Nancy Pelosi is a ‘mistake’: Grover Norquist
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist argues Nancy Pelosi will not allow the House to pass any bill that would help President Trump get reelected or improve the economy.
The coronavirus shutdown has flattened multiple industries across America — everything from airlines and manufacturers to hospitals, retailers, oil and gas producers, and restaurants. Many of the 30 million small and large businesses in the country have reported a 30 percent reduction in revenues. Amid the carnage, one sector of the economy is thriving like never before in the history of the republic: the government.
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Congress has already spent more than $2 trillion on phases one, two, three and 3 1/2 of coronavirus relief packages. The latest irresponsible bill from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would raise that spending total to $5 trillion, which is on top of the $4.71 trillion that Congress already authorized.
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We are getting very close to an unfathomable $10 trillion federal budget, which is more money in one single year, adjusted for inflation, than the nation devoted to fighting the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War combined.
The problem is that the White House thinks that more debt spending by Uncle Sam will be a "stimulus" to the economy and will help President Donald Trump win reelection.