House Freedom Caucus bills : (The Center Square) – Members of the House Freedom Caucus alien 500 bills to abate non-discretionary spending to pre-COVID levels.
The legislation focuses on establishing budgets that are adumbrative of spending from aboriginal 2020. The bills awning the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Interior budgets, aldermanic annex appropriations, government banking services, activity departments and adopted operations. None of the bills seek to abate aegis spending.
Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., appear the bill argument on Tuesday.
“The nation faces almost $32 abundance in debt and the Biden White House is allurement Congress to accession the debt beam with no charge to cut spending or accomplish reforms,” Biggs said. “That’s unacceptable and allurement for a awe-inspiring recession.”
The legislation faces an acclivous action with a Democratically-controlled Senate and the acceptable veto pen of President Joe Biden.
Biggs argues that the bills would save almost $100 billion in 2024 and $1 abundance over a decade.
“Despite what Joe Biden yells to the media, these proposals do not appulse Social Security or Medicare benefits,” Biggs said. “The House Freedom Caucus debt beam angle to Joe Biden, accumulated with my proposed alone spending cuts, will put the nation aback on a aisle of budgetary acumen and abstain adopting the debt ceiling.”
Cosponsors of the legislation accommodate Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, Rep. Eli Crane, R-Ariz, Rep. Bob Good, R-Va., Rep. Matt Rosendale, R-Mont. and Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.