The “republican” leader in the senate, Mitch McConnell, was among 19 Republicans to vote for the “infrastructure” bill. Let’s take a look at him and the other “republicans” who helped it over the finish line.
Rick Rouan for USA TODAY reports that, “A group of 19 Senate Republicans, led by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, joined the entire Democratic caucus in passing a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package on Tuesday.”
“The bill passed with a vote of 69-30, more than two weeks after President Joe Biden declared ‘we have a deal’ with a bipartisan group of negotiators.”
A bipartisan group of sell-outs more like.
So, what’s in the “infrastructure” bill?
According to CNN, “The Republican National Committee has claimed, “Joe Biden’s ‘infrastructure’ plan is not really about infrastructure, it is another multi-trillion dollar far left wish list.”
“According to the GOP, ‘Only 7% of the bill’s spending is for what Americans traditionally think of as infrastructure.’”
“Under their ‘traditional’ definition of infrastructure, the GOP limits what counts as infrastructure spending to include the $115 billion the plan allocates for modernizing highways, roads and main streets, $25 billion to airports and $17 billion for inland waterways, ports and ferries.”
Well, that accounts for the $.2 part of the $1.2 trillion. Hardly enough to warrant this bill being called the “infrastructure” bill.
Even with the democrats’ liberal definition of “infrastructure” (pun intended), “infrastructure” still only accounts for about 30% of the spending in the bill.
Why do the democrats have to be so consistently deceitful and disingenuous?
Why are “traditional” definitions not good enough anymore?
The simple answer is, they have to change the playing field when they know they aren’t capable of winning if they are forced to play by the accepted rules.
Rick Rouan, for USA TODAY, continues, “Biden said after the vote on Tuesday that he called most of the 19 Republican senators who voted for the infrastructure bill to praise them.”
‘”You have, and no doubt you will, disagree with me on many issues. But where we can agree, we should,’ he [Biden] said. ‘And here on this bill, we proved that we can still come together to do big things, important things, for the American people.’”
It seems you’re getting better at reading your teleprompter coherently, Illegitimate Joe!
Did these “republicans” actually read the “infrastructure” bill?
If so, whose side are they on, anyway?
Which Senate Republicans voted for the infrastructure deal?
Roy Blunt, R-Mo.
Richard Burr, R-N.C.
Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.
Bill Cassidy, R-La.
Susan Collins, R-Maine
Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.
Mike Crapo, R-Idaho
Deb Fischer, R-Neb.
Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa
John Hoeven, R-N.D.
Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.
Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska
Rob Portman, R-Ohio
James E. Risch, R-Idaho
Mitt Romney, R-Utah
Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska
Thom Tillis, R-N.C.
Roger F. Wicker, R-Miss.
Remember these names.
I can understand the list of the usual RINOs [Republicans In Name Only]: Murkowski, Romney, and Collins…, but what about the rest? Especially Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham?!
Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham?!!!!!!!
To put this in perspective, that would be like Chuck Schumer voting to support former President Trump’s infrastructure proposal.
And that would be a cold day in hell.
Apparently, the republicans don’t need to wait for cold day in hell. These “republicans” were willing to jump right into the fire with this deal with the devil.
Again, with “friends” like these, who needs enemies?!
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