Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) did not hold back Republicans on Saturday, calling the party a joke for speaking out against COVID relief after passing a massive tax cut on the rich in 2017.
“The tax bill they passed in 2017 wasn’t just bad, it was profanity,” Casey said. “The Republican Party on financial responsibility is a joke. You have no credibility in this regard. “
Democratic lawmakers said the GOP’s opposition to COVID aid had nothing to do with government spending. Instead, the real beef is the GOP on the bill that it helps average Americans, not wealthy Republican donors.
“They only cry over the financial responsibility of helping workers and people across the country,” Casey said.
Senator Bob Casey on the GOP’s opposition to Biden’s incentive: “The Republican Financial Responsibility Party is a joke. You have no credibility in this regard. “Pic.twitter.com/LzuTgdg1Ss
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Senator Casey said:
Hard law was adopted by the Republican Party about a decade ago, but at least for the past five years, and the tax return they passed in 2017 wasn’t all bad, it was an obscenity. I’ve said that more than once. The people who were reluctant to fill up debts and deficits in order to give large corporations permanent tax breaks and give the super-rich a break suddenly rediscovered fiscal responsibility. The Republican Party on Tax Responsibility is a joke. You have no credibility in this regard. It’s only when a democratic president is in office. And they only cry over the financial responsibility of helping workers and people across the country. It’s “Katy, open the door” when they want to give their company friends a break.
The GOP made a joke on itself
The Republican Party has tried for decades to assume the cloak of fiscal responsibility while running massive deficits in any control over the White House.
This was especially true in the Trump era when they raised nearly $ 2 trillion on a massive tax gift for the richest businesses and individuals.
Now that Joe Biden is in the White House, the Republican Party is ridiculously trying to convince the American people that they are back on government spending.
The Republican Party may have joked itself about it, but there is nothing funny about the millions of people who suffer when the GOP tries to prevent significant relief.
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Sean Colarossi currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for both of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He also worked with Planned Parenthood as the Outreach Organizer of the Affordable Care Act in 2014, helping Northeast Ohio residents get health insurance.