Republicans Vow to Pass a Budget Every Year

Republicans on both sides of the Capitol held press conferences to criticize Senate Democrats for going 1,000 days without passing a budget.

US-Senate-SealSenate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) pledged that Republicans would pass a budget every year if they win control of the Senate in November.

“I don’t think the law says pass a budget unless it’s hard so I think there’s no question that we would take up our responsibility,” McConnell told reporters. “We would be passing a budget.

“Every year,” he added.

“I do believe that a party that is incapable now for 1,000 days of producing a budget does not deserve to be the leader of Congress,” said Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), senior Republican on the Senate Budget Committee.

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Source: Alexander Bolton | The Hill
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