Joe Biden isn’t the only Democrat whose political problems threaten to tank their Party.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is on the chopping block too.
And now Chuck Schumer heard two words that sent him into a panic.
Democrats believe ramming a $3.5 trillion socialist spending scheme down Americans’ throats is the key to their Party’s survival in the 2022 elections.
Schumer and Nancy Pelosi must defend historically narrow majorities in the House and Senate and Democrats believe shoveling enough money out the door can buy them the votes they need in key races.
But to pass this bill, Schumer needs all 50 Senate Democrats united.
And that is not the case right now.
West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin and Arizona’s Kyrsten Sinema both oppose the $3.5 trillion socialist spending blowout.
Manchin tired of Socialists like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez trying to bully him into backing the $3.5 trillion bill so Manchin released a definitive statement expressing his opposition to spending $3.5 trillion when inflation is already crushing the economy.
“Every Member of Congress has a solemn duty to vote for what they believe is best for the country and the American people, not their party,” Manchin wrote. “Respectfully, as I have said for months, I can’t support $3.5 trillion more in spending when we have already spent $5.4 trillion since last March. At some point, all of us, regardless of party must ask the simple question — how much is enough?”
Manchin called the bill “fiscal insanity” due to the nearly $30 trillion national debt that threatens to bankrupt future generations.
“What I have made clear to the President and Democratic leaders is that spending trillions more on new and expanded government programs, when we can’t even pay for the essential social programs, like Social Security and Medicare, is the definition of fiscal insanity. Suggesting that spending trillions more will not have an impact on inflation ignores the everyday reality that America’s families continue to pay an unavoidable inflation tax,” Manchin added.
Without Manchin’s vote this bill cannot pass.
And Schumer fears that if Democrats cannot deliver on the Socialist agenda to motivate their base to turnout in 2022, Democrats will lose their majority.
Renewed Right will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.