This Sunday on “Meet the Press,” Senator Chuck Schumer made the claim that he doesn’t know of a single Democrat that is saying “do nothing” to tackle our national debt and deficits.
Senator Chuck Schumer Claims Democrats Are Not Saying “Do Nothing”: “I don’t know a single Democrat who is saying ‘do nothing,’” Schumer said. (NBC’s “Meet The Press,” 5/29/11)
He must have selective hearing. It has been 762 days since Washington Democrats have last passed a federal budget. And Democrat leadership in both the Senate and House have advocated to increase the debt ceiling without spending reductions or reforms to take steps to tackle our country’s debt crisis.