Rep. Biggs: Pres. Trump, do not concede
On Thursday’s episode of The Sara Carter Show, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ, offered his advice to President Donald Trump amid an election still too close to call. His message to the President: “Do not concede.”
“What I would tell President Trump is, you know, don’t give up, don’t give up,” he said. “And my advice is, do not concede. I’m sounding like Hillary Clinton here, do not concede, let’s fight this thing through it is too important to give up. And that I believe that, that God put him there for a reason. And I believe that God’s going to see us through this thing. But we have to be vigilant and fight like crazy to be worthy of God’s mercy and grace in this instance.”
Painting a dark picture of the country, Biggs explained the worst-case scenario of Biden winning the race at both the ballot box and the courts and ‘the Senate falling to 50/50.’ He said it will bring about a most progressive agenda the country has ever seen and at that point “….there will be no stopping them.”
“…Whether it’s they’ll create four new Senate seats by creating states, they’ll Green New Deal, they’ll implement the biggest tax increases in the history of the country, in perhaps the history of the world, they will nationalize certain businesses that they think should be nationalized, we’ll go to a single-payer health care system that moves abortion on demand, again, federally funded everything from partial-birth to late birth, post-birth abortion, which is infanticide. That’s the worst-case scenario,” Biggs explained.
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House passes debt-ceiling deal with support from two thirds of GOP caucus
After hours of debate, the House voted Wednesday night to approve a bipartisan debt-ceiling deal, taking a step toward averting a default on U.S. debt. The measure passed with 314 members voting in favor and 117 members voting in opposition. 149 Republicans and 165 Democrats voted to approve the bill, while 71 Republicans and 46 Democrats voted against it.
National Review writes the measure’s passage secures “a victory for House speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), who managed to keep his caucus together despite a challenge from House Freedom Caucus members intent on securing greater spending concessions from the Biden White House.”
The bill will now head to the Senate. McCarthy said the measure is the “largest spending cut that Congress has ever voted for,” but faced opposition from members of his caucus who believe the deal “didn’t go far enough in restoring pre-Covid spending levels.”
In his speech on the House floor Wednesday before the vote, McCarthy pleaded with his colleagues to support what he had bargained for with Biden:
“They demanded a clean debt limit, which really means they spend more and you pay more in taxes. House Republicans said ‘no’,” McCarthy said.“Over the past four months, we fought hard to change how Washington works. We stopped the Democrats from writing a blank check after the largest spending binge in American history… The Fiscal Responsibility Act is the biggest spending cut in American history.”
National Review reports:
The agreement suspends the nation’s $31.4 trillion debt limit through January 1, 2025, and caps spending in the 2024 and 2025 budgets.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has estimated that the deal will reduce budget deficits by about $1.5 trillion between 2023 and 2033. Director of the CBO Phillip Swagel projected that there would be reductions in discretionary outlays of $1.3 trillion over the 2024–2033 period. Mandatory spending would decrease by $10 billion, revenues would decrease by $2 billion over the same period, and the interest on the public debt would decline by $188 billion.
Biden warned of the consequences of default, saying what would follow would include an economic recession, devastated retirement accounts, and millions of jobs lost.
“I made clear from the start of negotiations that the only path forward was a bipartisan budget agreement,” explained Biden on Twitter. “No one got everything they wanted. But that’s the responsibility of governing.”
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