Are Republicans in Congress really going to sign on to this “bipartisan” fiscal disaster? According to Matt Dickerson, the budget expert at Heritage: It’s a real possibility. His numbers show that the lame-duck spending package may wind up spending more than Biden’s Inflationary American Rescue Plan Act. Here is his breakdown:
Oh, and this doesn’t include pension bailouts, tax extenders, more COVID money and other odds and ends that could bring the total to more than $2 trillion.
If this Christmas Tree of funding passes Congress, you can’t just blame it on Biden.