Democrats Work To Tax And Spend Even More As Federal Debt, Deficits Mushroom

Democrats Work To Tax And Spend Even More As Federal Debt, Deficits Mushroom


As they work to ram through their massive tax-and-spending bill, Democrats suddenly want to take credit as fiscally responsible deficit cutters:

Trump budget bill INCREASED the deficit by $4 TRILLION.

Biden budget bill (announced last night) DECREASES the deficit by $300 BILLION.

There’s only one fiscally responsible party.

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— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) July 28, 2022

Forget for the moment that the original Build Back Better legislation proposed roughly $5 trillion in budget-busting spending. Also ignore that, notwithstanding the inflated $4 trillion cost of the President Trump tax bill quoted in Murphy’s tweet, Republicans also have a far-from-stellar record at cutting spending.

But even assuming the Democrat bill reduces the deficit by the $300 billion over a decade that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., alleges, take

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