Senate Democrats unveiled the outline of their $3.5 trillion budget resolution this week and all you can say is “WOW.”
As was recently reported, lawmakers in the Senate are attempting to enact major components of President Biden’s spending agenda — including the American Families Plan and American Jobs Plan — without Republican support. By some estimates, the legislation would truly carry a price tag as high as $5.5 trillion.
According to reports, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told members of his party that “every Senator will have opportunities to shape and influence the final reconciliation bill after adoption of the Budget Resolution.”
However, one particular excerpt from Schumer’s letter tells you everything you need to know about the current state of the Democrat Party and their budget plan:
“In all phases, we will concentrate on communities that have too often been neglected, including communities of color and Native Americans.”
An itemized list of the budget resolution calls for a plethora of free programs and entitlements for Americans — and even illegals.
Particularly notable provisions are as follows:
- Establishes Universal Pre-K for 3 and 4 year olds and a new child care benefit for working families
- Makes Community College tuition-free for 2 years
- Creates the first ever federal Paid Family and Medical Leave benefit
- Provides Environmental justice and climate resilience
- Electrifies the federal vehicle fleet and buildings
- Historic level of investments in public housing, green and sustainable housing, housing production and affordability
- Establishes the first ever Civilian Climate Corps
- Provides green cards to millions of immigrant workers and families
- Adds a new Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit to the Medicare program
- Creates a new federal health program for Americans in the “Medicaid gap”
Senate Democrats have even listened to the leading Radical Socialist in Congress, AOC. A proposal initiated by her and Rep. Sen Ed Markey, another lunatic, was featured in the budget.
The “Civilian Climate Corps” initiative in their budget would enable the government to hire a “diverse and equitable” group of 1.5 million young Americans to “complete federally-funded projects that help communities respond to climate change and transition to a clean economy.”
Democrats intend to debate the budget resolution — which will attempt to use a process called reconciliation to bypass the need for a sixty-vote majority in the Senate — as soon as the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is approved.
Author: Elizabeth Tierney