Skip to comments.Defense spending levels threaten to delay Senate plan to fast-track debt ceiling bill
Posted on 06/01/2023 2:05:31 PM PDT by Tench_Coxe
WASHINGTON — Demands by Republican senators for more defense funding threatened to delay Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's plan Thursday to fast-track a bill to raise the debt limit, as the U.S. barreled toward a June 5 deadline to avert a default.
"Nobody wants to default ... But I'm tired of having default over my head as a reason to neuter the military at a time we need it the most," Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said on the Senate floor, where he railed against a bill the House passed with broad bipartisan support late Wednesday.
So what's the solution? As Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell explained Wednesday, senators who want to propose amendments will be allowed to do so, as long as the amendments are doomed to fail.
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But as to the last bit: what the (rhymes with duck)?
The warmonger crawls out from beneath her rock.
And on top of defense spending there is the hundreds of millions of tax dollars flushed into the Ukraine.
The Dung Beetle twins want to cut military spending after spending the week at the military academies and pissing on the graduates’ legs and telling them it’s raining. Damn treasonous hos. Both of them.
I think my ears are bleeding ...
DOD has become fat, clumsy, redundant, employees too many civilian do-nothing bureaucrats, has too many contractors doing questionable projects, and lost sight of their mission.
Time to do some spring cleaning!! Make DOD mean and lean with a warrior mentality! Get the POLITICS out!!!
you said..”mean and lean with a warrior mentality! Get the POLITICS out!!!”
As long as you don’t touch the lip stick and mascara budget ... I’m with you all the way ...
I’m tired of having default over my head as a reason to neuter the military.
He’s right democrats have zero problems of squandering money on useless items.
Illegals welfare programs....................................
Screw Lindsey and his precious Ukraine.
The corrupt, deviant/pervert/degenerate-riddled DoJ probably has a whole inner dept, called the “lip stick & mascara dept”, so it needs funding.
Should be DoD.
“ neuter the military at a time we need it the most,”
Did I miss the war declaration?
Plenty of fat in the defense spending linda.
Linda wants to launder more money through Ukraine.
Amendments will be allowed to do so, as long as the amendments are doomed to fail.
Kill the bill they had from January to get it right and they let Biden run out the clock and gave him 4 trillion to spend.
If it comes to a grinding halt it’s when things get done the proper way.
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