Folks, we’ve seen this all before.
Republicans in Congress blow up the debt under a Republican president. And as soon as a Democrat enters the White House, they magically become spending hawks so they can hobble any proposed spending for Democrats’ programs.
Don’t fall for it. pic.twitter.com/NHyXubqzRa
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) July 22, 2021
How can Senate Republicans threaten not to raise debt ceiling (the amount government can borrow) for Biden’s proposed spending on families when they raised it to pay for the former guy’s tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations?
Because that’s who they are.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) July 21, 2021
For those who say the budget framework I proposed costs “too much” what would you cut?
Combatting climate change?
Paid family & medical leave?
Dental, hearing & vision?
Long-term home health care?
Child Tax Credit?
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) June 29, 2021
The pandemic exposed just how badly we need to invest in the foundation of our country, and in the working people of our country. That’s why we proposed the American Jobs Plan—we need to make generational investments today to succeed tomorrow.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) June 14, 2021
“Toward that end she’s proposed Vegas Promise, an economic dividend fund… Proceeds for a small annual check to each city resident would come from three industries — hospitality, cannabis, and technology.” #UBIhttps://t.co/X25txghs33
— Sarah Ashton-Cirillo (@SarahAshtonLV) June 9, 2021
There is also S-739, a bill proposed by Sen. Dave Cortese to implement UBI for transitioning foster youth in California. UBI is finally penetrating into the halls of government, the federal child credit being the first one passed. We’re on a roll. https://t.co/29LDIgfPMy
— Gerald Huff Fund For Humanity (@FundForHumanity) April 30, 2021