75.8 F
College Station
Friday, July 30, 2021

Top 10 Worst Things Democrats’ Expensive, Partisan Infrastructure Bill Will Do

Local News

College Station Bans Traditional Pet Shops

At Thursday's meeting, the College Station city council passed an ordinance that prohibits the sale of non-rescue dogs and cats in pet...

College Station to Vote on ROO in Special Meeting Today

The College Station City Council meets Monday at 4 p.m. at city hall to consider a Restricted Occupancy Overlay (ROO). The ordinance would allow single-family...

College Station Plans on Borrowing Additional $62 Million Without Taxpayer Vote

The College Station City Council voted to begin the process of issuing $62 million in certificates of obligations for capital projects. The...

Brazos Valley Hospitalizations Continue to Decline After Mask Order Rescinded

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-34 on March 2, 2021, and the order went into effect on March 10, 2021....

Congress is expected to take action on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan any day now, but Republicans are hesitant to endorse the expensive plan, which is filled with Democrat agenda goals and progressive talking points.

Biden originally said last week he would not sign the infrastructure plan that garnered GOP support unless the legislative body also passed a reconciliation bill littered with leftist agenda items. When Republicans promised to jeopardize Biden’s plan by pulling out of the “bipartisan” part of the deal in response, Biden walked back his statement and claimed that potentially vetoing any legislation that didn’t include sneaky provisions for his families plan “was certainly not my intent.”

“The bottom line is this: I gave my word to support the Infrastructure Plan, and that’s what I intend to do. I intend to pursue the passage of that plan, which Democrats and Republicans agreed to on Thursday, with vigor,” the president said in a statement.

Here are the top 10 worst things about Biden’s expensive and partisan infrastructure plan that House Democrats are hoping to implement.

1. It Fuels Inflation

In addition to Biden’s abrupt flip-flop and threat to veto the “bipartisan” wing of the legislation unless he also gets a version of the progressive bill, the GOP is also worried about the price tag that comes with the Democrats’ partisan wheeling and dealing.

The House transportation bill as it stands now heavily relies on deficit spending, which threatens to fuel the already concerning inflation occurring under the Democrat administration. Consumer prices such as gas and food continue to climb at their fastest annual rate since 2008 as inflation skyrockets to the highest it’s been in over a decade, but the Democrats want to move forward with the expensive plan.

2. It Overdrafts America’s Bank Account

By reauthorizing $547.9 billion worth of spending, the bill will shower funds on transportation programs that were previously allocated more than $305 billion from the Obama administration to be used through 2020 — and just months after the Democrats passed Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 spending bill.

Approximately $148 billion of this spending will

Continue reading on thefederalist

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

State News

Fighting Honorably, In Context

As the saying goes, “Context is king.” Nowhere have I seen that so practically displayed as in Israel, where passages from the Bible spring...

Abbott’s Border Fence

Brandon is joined by Michael Sullivan to talk about the current events in the Texas House and Robert Montoya comes on to talk about...

Fighting Honorably

Righteous ends don’t justify dishonorable means. In this week’s podcast, Michael Quinn Sullivan talks about being in the cave where David decided to spare...

Texas Governor, Lawmakers Continue to Do Nothing to Protect Children From Mutilation Operations

AUSTIN — While Gov. Greg Abbott and representatives point fingers and talk in circles, they still have taken no action to actually stop medical...

Texas’ Debt Obligations Have State Headed for Hard Financial Times

Because of irresponsible spending practices by elected officials, Texas is $97 billion in debt. Texans can change course by demanding answers and better budgeting...

Continue reading on thefederalist