Democrat Senate Leader Schumer Warns: ‘The House GOP is Threatening Spending Cuts’
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D.-N.Y.) took to the Senate floor yesterday to warn Americans that the Republicans who control the House of Representatives are “threatening spending cuts” as a way to deal with the rapidly growing federal debt.
Schumer started out by noting that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R.-Ky.) had made the point that the House of Representatives needs to act first on the debt limit.
“McConnell said something yesterday that, I think, is right on the mark,” Schumer said. “He said that when it comes to moving a debt...