Stephanie Murphy Breaks Promise, Votes for Reconciliation Package

Stephanie Murphy Breaks Promise, Votes for Reconciliation Package


Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) on Friday broke her promise and voted for the reconciliation package that adds $750 billion to the deficit over five years.

Murphy had previously stated she would not vote for the measure if it added to the deficit, but Murphy broke her promise and voted for the package, along with every House Democrat but one.

“There is a lot of good in this bill,” Murphy said in excuse for her vote. “And as a pragmatic Democrat who wants to deliver for my constituents, I am never one to let the perfect become the enemy of the good.”

On November 5, Murphy was singing a different tune. Murphy, along with three other Democrat House members, opposed the bill “in its current form” because

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