The Democratic leaders reacted to the cost estimates today just as expected:
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House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said the legislation is “the largest deficit-reduction bill that members will have a chance to vote on” in most of their congressional careers, The Washington Post reported. The package contains “more deficit reduction than both the Senate bill and the House bill,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said today. “This is really a triumph for the American people in terms of deficit reduction.” The Democratic-controlled House is expected to take action on the bill by Sunday, although Republicans have opposed the measure every step of the way.
They should be jailed.
This is how Democrats ensure their 10 year plan comes under $1 Trillion:
They don’t start up their $940 billion plan until the 5th year.
There’s a reason that democrats didn’t want to see these numbers in a chart.