It’s been said that failing to plan is planning to fail.
For the past 1,400 days and counting, the Democrat-led Senate has failed to fulfill their most basic legal responsibility a pass a federal budget.
In that amount of time, one could have scaled Mount Everest almost 300 times, taken 179 trips to the Moon, or built three Pentagons.
For almost four years, Senate Democrats have refused to put their plans on paper and schedule a vote. Meanwhile, the federal debt has skyrocketed to more than $16.6 trillion – and rising – as the nation lurches from one economic crisis to another.
Republicans have drawn up and voted for serious budgets that make tough choices.
The budgets we have proposed reflect our goals to maintain a strong national defense, uphold an affordable safety net, and spur private sector job creation at a time when millions of Americans are still looking for work.
Washington has a spending problem. It’s time for the Senate Majority to get serious and finally pass a budget.