Grassley: Congress Will Balance the Budget ‘When We Pass a Constitutional Amendment Requiring It’

Posted on AllSides July 27th, 2022
From The Right

When asked if Congress will ever balance the budget, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) pointed to the proposed and long-debated balance budget amendment as the proper means of doing so.

At the Capitol on July 26, CNS News asked Senator Grassley, “The federal government collected record taxes in the first nine months of this fiscal year, but still ran a $515-billion-dollar deficit. Will Congress ever balance the budget?”

Senator Grassley replied in the affirmative, insisting that the solution to the deficit can be found in his previous legislative efforts: “Yeah, when we pass...

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