Cruz took aim at Senator Bernie Sanders, I-VT, and Democrats over his highly controversial $3.5 trillion Senate budget proposal.
senator ted cruz, R-Texas, blasted Senate Democrats for pouring out”Crazy Uncle BernieIn charge of the Senate Budget Committee speaking at the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference Friday night in Michigan.
“Remember, that was kind of crazy Uncle Bernie,” Cruz said of Senator Bernie Sanders, D-Vt. “Okay, now he’s the chairman of the budget committee.”
Stating that Senate Democrats were saying they “don’t agree with Bernie”, just five years earlier, Cruz pointed out that Sanders is “the only admitted socialist in the Senate” and fires Democrats for making Sanders — who Is not a Democrat – Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
Cruz also noted that the Senate was prepared to vote on the Democrats’ budget proposal, which he hailed as a “socialist budget with the Green New Deal.”
“With trillions in new taxes, if you pay taxes under the Democrat proposal, your taxes are going up,” Cruz said. “Personal tax, small business tax, corporate tax, capital gains tax, death tax. They all want to raise trillions of dollars.”
“Regulators descend on small businesses like locusts,” said the Texas Republican.
The $3.5 trillion bill has been hotly debated as it goes through the budget reconciliation process, in which Senate lawmakers big blow For Democrats, when it was supposed to be a route to citizenship for illegal immigrants, the package could not be included.
“The President has made very clear that he supports Congress’s efforts to include a path to citizenship in the reconciliation package and is grateful to the leadership of Congress for making this a reality,” a White House spokesman said at last. are for.” Week.
He continued, “The MP’s decision is extremely disappointing, but we fully expect our colleagues in the Senate to consider alternative proposals for MP.”
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D.N.Y., shared the White House opinion, saying he was also “deeply disappointed” at the ruling in a statement.
Sanders’ office did not immediately respond to Granthshala Business’s request for comment.