Here's Your Weekly Reminder That Republicans Want To Balance The Budget On The Backs Of The Elderly And The Poor
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham tells CBS' Margaret Brennan that the tax cuts that blew up the deficit are going to pay for themselves, and that we need to get "entitlement" spending under control if we want to balance the budget.
Sen. Lindsey Graham tells CBS anchor Margaret Brennan that the tax cuts will pay for themselves and we need to balance the budget on the backs of the elderly and the poor.
And immediately following, Trump claims US funds 90% of NATO, another lie.
Heaven forbid Trump decided to reach across the aisle to do the bare minimum necessary and keep the government funded.
Sen. John McCain complained that Trump's deal with Democrats to raise the debt ceiling and provide funding for disaster relief "was not an exercise in bipartisanship" and called the deal "basically devastating to national defense."
"Last Week Tonight" takes on Trump's cruel budget.
Fox News, Bulls & Bears, March 14, 2015. The talking heads on Fox's Cashin' In are suddenly worried about defense and military spending now that there is supposedly talk of a "war tax" which of course would have zero chance of passing or even coming to the floor for a vote with this Republican controlled Congress.
Lindsey Graham is convinced that a leaner and meaner military will invite North Korea invasions. Because spending more on defense than almost the rest of the world combined is such a good use of resources.
MSNBC's Ari Melber let former VP Dick Cheney and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal know what he thought of their hypocritical remarks about veterans, food stamps and the minimum wage in an open letter this Saturday.
Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone's political editor, has his own take on the State of the Union.
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