Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was part of the leadership who brought today’s debt-ceiling legislation into play. The Republican certainly has been labeled a member of the RINO club in the past, but was he willing to fold in part for a $2 billion federal payoff?
Senator Mitch McConnell asks the relevant question here. Don’t blame the failed terror strike on that NW Airlines plane solely on the folks in Nigeria, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s origination point and Amsterdam, his connecting airport, who let this guy into the US? Read more
That’s what Senator Mitch McConnell says will happen if we pass the Porkapalooza. He also tries to put into perspective Obama’s charge that the national debt doubled under George Bush. Says McConnell, increased spending for sure … but as a percentage of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product … nothing like what we are about to see.
BTW …. here’s the Obama bite from last night.
No question … the Republicans couldn’t control spending, no question debt rose … no question … you ain’t seen nothing yet.