GOP Senators Slam Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget Proposal as Massive Expansion of Federal GovernmentEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Republican senators are pushing back on President Joe Biden’s $6 trillion 2022 budget proposal, saying it can be summed up as “higher taxes, higher spending, and higher debt” while Democrat leaders have praised it as a declaration of their values. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) said on Wednesday that the budget’s priorities are amiss. “President Biden is proposing higher taxes on working Americans and cuts to our national defense to pay for a massive expansion of the federal government and enactment of the radical progressive demands, like parts of the green New Deal. What can’t be paid for is simply put on the nation’s credit card, adding trillions of dollars of red-ink,” Ernst told the senate chamber. President Joe Biden called his budget proposal a document that highlights Democrats’ values—namely, the wish for economic equity. “Where we choose to invest speaks to what we value as a nation. This year’s budget, the …Read More

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