Republicans said the government can’t afford further increases in the budget deficit, expected to reach $1.4 trillion this fiscal year, and said that Democrats have lost sight of the economic risks posed by the nation’s rapidly mounting total debt. In the give and take, the contours of the 2010 midterm election debate have become clear. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky. ) chided Democrats for refusing to fully pay for the legislation with offsetting savings or revenue increases. “The principle Democrats are defending is that they will not pass a bill unless it adds to the deficit,” Sen. McConnell said.
Can’t do what they are supposed to do. What’s good for the country and its people. Maybe the 63% (see poll) have jobs.