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House Budget Dems Nov 13
CBO estimates that the US is on track to spent more on debt service than on national defense or Medicaid – and the $2T deficit-financed is making it far worse.
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal Nov 3
60% of Americans would prefer to reverse the than cut any spending on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Democrats fight while the GOP can't seem to get their priorities straight.
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Rep. Brendan Boyle Nov 1
Social Security is perhaps the most effective anti-poverty program in the history of the country. It enables a thriving middle class and millions of dignified retirements. Republicans want to cut it to pay for tax cuts for the 1%. We can't let that happen.
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House Budget Dems Nov 1
Deficits are expected to grow in coming years, even though spending is not growing across the board. Learn what factors are contributing to increasing deficits in our latest Federal Budget FAQ video:
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House Budget Dems Oct 31
The GOP's plan to slash health care, in three simple steps: 1. Pass tax cuts for the rich 2. Watch deficit inevitably rise 3. Call for drastic cuts to Medicaid It's clear where their priorities lie.
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House Budget Dems Oct 31
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Democrats have a stronger fiscal record. While Republicans’ main approach to deficits is to simultaneously create and complain about them, Democratic Congresses and Presidents have actually done something about them.
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House Budget Dems Oct 31
Republicans claimed the would pay for itself, but the reality is that our deficits are soaring, in large part due to their tax giveaways to big corporations and the wealthiest Americans.
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Rep. Brendan Boyle Oct 29
The deficit is up 17% thanks to the . Republicans' solution: Cut middle-class programs like Medicare, Social Security, and Medicaid 🤔
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House Budget Dems Oct 29
After passing $1.9T for the wealthy & big corporations, now Republicans are trying to use the inevitable deficit as an excuse to slash Social Security and Medicare. It's the next step in their plan to give to the rich and make you pay for it.
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House Budget Dems Oct 29
Republicans and the Trump Administration claimed their $2T tax cut for big corporations would spark an investment boom that would benefit everyday workers. The reality? Corporations have spent huge sums rewarding wealthy investors and CEOs.
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal Oct 28
The is on track to increase the deficit to over $1 trillion (trillion!) by 2019. Most Americans say they prefer rolling back these cuts to reduce the deficit.
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Rep. Brendan Boyle Oct 27
Don't forget: Republican leadership pledged to cut YOUR Social Security and Medicare to pay for their tax cuts for the wealthiest of the wealthy. I'm doing everything in my power to stop them.
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House Budget Dems Oct 27
Actions taken by Congressional GOP & Trump Administration, incl. the , expansion of junk plans, and elimination of cost-sharing reductions, leave ACA plan premiums higher than they would have been without the sabotage. More from :
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House Budget Dems Oct 26
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The reduces Social Security spending by $300B, threatening the retirement security of our nation’s seniors. Here are a few ways Republicans are likely cut Social Security:
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House Budget Dems Oct 26
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During debate on the , Democrats offered amendments to protect Medicare as the bedrock of seniors' health care by repealing part of the . Republicans chose tax cuts for billionaires and big corporations instead, and rejected these amendments.
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House Budget Dems Oct 25
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The was a backdoor attack on Americans’ health care - and this year's continues those attacks.
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House Budget Dems Oct 25
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Think the GOP's Higher Education Act reauthorization bill is bad? Its $15B cut amounts to just 6% of the total education cuts assumed in the . At every turn, the GOP agenda abandons students struggling to afford college, while embracing more tax cuts for the wealthy.
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Rep. Brendan Boyle Oct 24
Step 1: Cut taxes for the 1 percent. Step 2: Blow up the deficit. Step 3: Cut Social Security and Medicare to pay for it. The Republicans' plan is taking shape. I'm fighting to stop it.
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House Budget Dems Oct 24
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Total mandatory transportation spending cuts in the are nearly twice the total amount of current projected spending.
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House Budget Dems Oct 24
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CBO projects net spending for natural resources and environment to total $36 billion over 10 years. That means that even *complete elimination* of the major spending programs would not be enough to cover the cuts in the .
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