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With Inflation ‘Strangling Kitchen-Table Budgets,’ Democrats Just Voted To Make Things Worse

July's Inflation Report Showed 'Prices Remained Near The Highest Level In 40 Years,' With Food And Housing Costs Particularly Causing Hardship, Yet Senate Democrats All Just Voted For A Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree That Will Cause Prices To Rise More In The Coming Months 'Inflation Is Still Abnormally High' As 'Prices Remained Near The Highest Level In 40 Years' THE NEW YORK TIMES: "[I]t's easy to overstate how much July's slowdown matters. Inflation is still abnormally high." (The… Continue Reading


Democrats Vote To Make Inflation Worse At The Worst Possible Time

All 50 Senate Democrats Voted Against Sen. Hoeven's Motion To Delay The Painful Effects Of Democrats' Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree Until Prices For Groceries, Gasoline, Diesel, Home Heating Oil, And Housing Have Returned To Their January 2021 Levels All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. John Hoeven's (R-ND) motion to commit the bill to the Finance Committee with instructions delaying its implementation until rising prices for groceries, gasoline, diesel, home heating oil, and hous… Continue Reading


Democrats Vote AGAIN To Keep Americans’ Energy Bills High

After Rejecting An Earlier Amendment To Stop The Biden Administration's Constant Delays And Obstruction Of Oil And Gas Development On Federal Lands, Democrats Then Voted Against Sen. Kennedy's Amendment To Require The Administration To End Its Blockade Of Offshore Drilling For Oil And Gas All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. John Kennedy's (R-LA) amendment to force the Biden Administration to hold offshore oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. (S. Amdt. 5387, H.R. 5… Continue Reading


Democrats Vote To Continue Biden’s War On Coal

Democrats Voted To Protect A $45 Million Slush Fund In Their Legislation That Is Attempting To Circumvent This Year's Supreme Court Ruling That The EPA Lacks Statutory Authority To Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Regulations On Power Plants All 50 Senate Democrats voted for a slush fund to continue the Biden administration's War on Coal in an attempt to circumvent the Supreme Court's ruling that the EPA has no authority to regulate power plant greenhouse emissions under this statute… Continue Reading


Democrats Vote To Keep Americans’ Energy Bills High

Senate Democrats Voted To Continue President Biden's War On Fossil Fuels By Rejecting Sen. Barrasso's Amendment That Would Have Reversed The Biden Administration's Assault On Oil & Natural Gas Development On Federal Lands All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. John Barrasso's (R-WY) amendment to force the Biden Administration to hold onshore lease sales as required by law. (S. Amdt. 5409, H.R. 5376, Roll Call Vote #291: Amendment Rejected 50-50: D 0-48; R 50-0; I 0-2, 8/07/2022) … Continue Reading


Democrats Vote To Raise Americans’ Gas Prices

Even As Gas Prices Remain Over $4 Per Gallon, Democrats Voted For A Tax On Oil Companies That Will Be Passed Along To Americans Every Time They Fill Up At A Gas Station All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Lindsey Graham's (R-SC) amendment to eliminate the tax imposed on oil companies in Democrats' reckless taxing and spending bill. (S. Amdt. 5301, H.R. 5376, Roll Call Vote #289: Amendment Rejected 50-50: D 0-48; R 50-0; I 0-2, 8/07/2022) Among the Democrats voting for higher gas pr… Continue Reading


Why Won’t Sen. Manchin Wait Just Four Days For The July Inflation Numbers He Said He Needed To See?

Less Than A Month Ago, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) Asked, 'Can We Just Wait Until The Inflation Figures Come Out In July?' Yet He's Poised To Join Every Other Democrat To Rush Ahead With Their Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree Before The July Inflation Report Arrives On August 10th Sen. Manchin Asked 'Can We Just Wait Until The Inflation Figures Come Out In July?,' 'So We Know That We're Going Down The Path That Won't Be Inflammatory To Add More To Inflation,' 'I Want To Make Sure That We're N… Continue Reading


What Else Is Joe Manchin Wrong About?

Last Year, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) Was Wrong When He Claimed The $2 Trillion Spending Bill He Provided The 50th Vote For Wouldn't Cause Inflation And This Year He's Wrong That The New Bill He's Endorsing Doesn't Raise Taxes, So Americans Must Wonder How Many Other Manchin Assertions About Democrats' Latest Taxing And Spending Spree Are Wrong Joe Manchin Was Wrong About Democrats' $2 Trillion Spending Bill In 2021, Saying It Wouldn't Cause Inflation, And Is Now Saying The Same Thing About D… Continue Reading


Democrats Push Job-Killing Tax Hikes Just As The Country Falls Into A Recession

After Democrats Spent The Country Into Inflation, They're Now Back To Take More Money Out Of Americans' Wallets By Raising Taxes In A Recession SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Minutes ago, new data confirmed what a supermajority of Americans already knew: Democrats have plunged America into a recession. According to official statistics, the U.S. economy just shrank for the second consecutive quarter. Democrats inherited an economy that was primed for an historic comeback and … Continue Reading


Biden Administration Tries To Explain Away Harsh Economic Realities By Redefining ‘Recession’

The Biden Administration Is Casting About To Redefine What A Recession Is, Trying To Convince Americans Being Pummeled By Rampant Inflation And Fearing A Significant Recession That Their Economic Struggles Aren't Really So Bad SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "For the past year and a half, Washington Democrats have continually found new ways to be wrong about the U.S. economy. Last springtime, Democrats insisted their plan to dump $1.9 trillion dollars onto the economy would … Continue Reading


Democrats Prepare To Crush Inflation-Battered Small Businesses With A Massive Tax Hike

With Small Businesses Struggling With Soaring Prices For Labor, Supplies, Gas, And Rent, Senate Democrats Are Incredibly Planning To Drop A $400 Billion Tax Hike On Their Heads, Potentially Affecting 60% Of All Private-Sector Workforces In Many States SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Persistent rumors… that some version of Build Back Better, or what we call reckless tax and spending, is seeking to make a comeback. … [I]t appears as if they want to target busine… Continue Reading


After Plundering Americans’ Paychecks With The Worst Inflation In 40 Years, Democrats Should Not Do It Again With Tax Hikes

Just As 'Surging Prices For Gas, Food And Rent Catapulted U.S. Inflation To A New Four-Decade Peak In June,' Further Sapping Americans' Wages And Savings, Senate Democrats Are Looking To Raid Americans' Wallets Again In A Different Way, As They Push For $1 Trillion In Tax Increases SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This morning, this all-Democrat government produced yet another absolutely terrible inflation report. Inflation during the month of June shattered the experts' pre… Continue Reading


Dems Attempting To Resurrect Their Reckless Taxing And Spending Plans At The Worst Possible Time

With Inflation Crushing Families' Finances And The Economy On The Precipice Of A Recession, Senate Democrats Are Huddling Behind Closed Doors Attempting To Revive Their Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree, Which Would Raise Taxes On Americans And Exacerbate Inflation SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Democrats' reckless inflationary spending has already slapped what amounts to a gigantic tax hike on working American families. One recent poll found more than 90% of Americans sa… Continue Reading


Biden’s Inflation Brings Americans ‘The Most Expensive July Fourth’ In Years

One Year After President Joe Biden's White House Embarrassingly Boasted That Inflation Wasn't Something To Worry About Because Independence Day Cookouts Would Cost 16 Cents Less, Americans 'Have Literally Become Poorer, By Any Concept, Over The Last Year,' And Will Be Paying Significantly More For Everything This Fourth Of July, From Cookouts To Travel According To The American Farm Bureau Federation, Americans Will Pay 17% More Overall For Their Fourth Of July Cookout Than Last Year … Continue Reading


Consensus In Washington: Biden’s ‘Very Showbiz’ Gas Tax Gimmick Panned By Everyone

President Biden's Sudden Desire To Suspend The Federal Gas Tax Has Been Derided By Economists As 'Shortsighted, Ineffective, Goofy And Gimmicky' As Well As Inflationary, Questioned By His Own Treasury Department Officials, Rejected By Congressional Republicans, And Dismissed By Prominent Democrats Because It 'Will Not Provide Meaningful Relief At The Pump' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[On Wednesday,] the Biden Administration announced another ineffective stunt to mask th… Continue Reading


Biden’s Inflation Bummer Summer With A Bummer From Summers

Inflation Is Seeping In To Every Aspect Of Americans' Lives, Making Everything People Enjoy Doing During Summer More Expensive, While Small Businesses And Even Local Governments Struggle With Increasing Costs, All Of Which Have Economists Seeing A Recession As More Likely Americans Are Facing A 'Bummer Summer' Because 'A Lot Of Things We Love To Do In The Summer' Will Cost More This Year "This is the least pandemic-y summer in two years, but inflation is dragging down the celebration. Mos… Continue Reading


Biden’s Inability To Tackle ‘White-Hot Inflation’ Cripples Families’ Budgets

With Prices Rising Even Higher Over The Last Month, And Gas Prices Eclipsing $5 Per Gallon, Families Are Now Having To Spend An Extra $460 Each Month To Keep Up With Inflation, And The Only Response The White House Can Muster Is Self-Pity Followed By Recycled Messaging Strategies, None Of Which Have 'Yielded Any New Direct Measures To Lower Costs' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Runaway inflation has pushed workers and families to the breaking point. According to one recent… Continue Reading


‘Brutal’ CPI Report Shows American Families Suffering Under Biden’s Historic Inflation Surge

Despite President Biden Confidently Predicting 'It's The Peak Of The Crisis' And That Prices Would Start Going Down Exactly Six Months Ago, Inflation In May 'Hit A Fresh 40-Year High,' Bringing 'Into Sharp Relief Just How Inescapable Inflation Has Become For Millions Of American Households' As Price Increases For Food, Energy, And Housing Make Families Struggle To Afford The Most Basic Expenses Inflation In May 'Unexpectedly' Increased 8.6% Year-On-Year, 'A Fresh 40-Year High' "US inflati… Continue Reading


Biden’s Energy Policies Have Americans Bracing For An Expensive Summer Punctuated By Blackouts

After Campaigning On Ending Fossil Fuels, President Biden Has Spent A Year Implementing Policies That Have Made Energy Prices Skyrocket, With The Price Of Gas Doubling And Electricity Rates Predicted To 'Rise By As Much As 233 Percent,' Even As Utilities Warn Of More Blackouts From Decreased Generating Capacity SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "In 2019, while running for the White House, President Biden made a public promise: 'I guarantee you we're going to end fossil fuels.'… Continue Reading


Biden’s Inflation Surge Hits Americans Who Can Least Afford It

Rampant Inflation Is Squeezing Americans Of Modest Means And Fixed Incomes Between Skyrocketing Gas Prices, More Costly Groceries, And Higher Rents For Even The Most Traditionally Affordable Housing SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "For families across America, the long holiday weekend also kicked off the excitement of summer traditions. But unfortunately, a year and a half into the failed policies of this all-Democrat government, even modest family celebrations came with pri… Continue Reading

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