Mitch McConnel and John Thune wash hands of Trump deficits

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    “I’m very concerned about it. Particularly on the entitlement side, the mandatory spending side, which is where most of the money is. And that’s something that the president has not had a particular interest in doing anything about,” acknowledged Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the party whip. “We’re going to end up spending more than a lot of Republicans, I’m sure, would like. But that’s what it’s going to take to get a deal.”
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    Turtle and Lurch could stop this travesty if they wanted....They don't want to.
     
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    Rebuilding our nation from the destruction by Obama is going to be expensive....there is nothing more costly to a nation than liberal socialist leaders....Socialism comes with a price tag libs...when it fails which it always does there is a mess to clean up after....that clean up is costly.....but keep calm we are bringing in record number of dollars into the treasury each day.....wait until California wakes up and boots out the progs...then the clean up will begin and it will bankrupt the state....
     
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    We've been running debt for 225 of our 243 years.

    If you owe on a $300,000 house, you don't worry about it if you're making $250,000 per year.

    The debt is approximately 21 trillion. GDP is 19 trillion per year. Relax.
     
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    Simply amazing how the same people howled at the moon about debt and spending for 8 years straight now think it is the best thing since sliced bread.

    And the day their god leaves the White House it will matter yet once again.
     
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    What "destruction" are you referring to?
     
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    Unless you also owe $50,000 on a car and $75,000 in credit card debt and $5,000 for your new furniture and $30,000 for the second car and...
     
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    "bowled at the moon"

    Must be very interesting lane dressing.
     
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    Sorry, the curse of big thumbs and small phone screen!
     
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    You forgot the summer vacation you financed. OMG
     
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