Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has forfeited his right to lead the Republican Party in the Senate, columnist Joel Pollak wrote Wednesday after he led some in his party to vote for a so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill.
As the party’s leader, McConnell agreed to a voting process that didn’t even allow amendments, which means that Republicans got exactly “nothing” from the bill, Pollak said.
McConnell and his cronies went along with electric cars instead of the Keystone Pipeline, digital equity instead of equal opportunity, and fake “buy American provisions while Democrats let China steal American jobs.
The bill isn’t even “paid for,” but will cause a $256 billion deficit. Despite all that, McConnell insisted on giving Biden a big win so he can look bipartisan to his moderate base.
What good is it to have 50 Republicans in the Senate if they won’t even stand against horrible bills and hold back the dam of spending Democrats have planned, as best they can? And with friends like McConnell, who needs enemies?
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