Easy to spend money that isn’t yours!
By Rob Bluey ~
In just two weeks, Republicans will control the U.S. House of Representatives. They’ll be able to conduct oversight of the Biden administration that’s badly needed after two years of unified Democrat government.
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., promised “rigorous oversight” of the Biden administration. Unfortunately, it appears Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is about to undermine McCarthy’s efforts. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
And yet, even before Republicans get the gavel, they are about to give up their leverage to hold the Biden administration accountable.
Why? At least 10 big-government Republicans are likely to join Democrats to approve the massive $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill in Congress this week.
Doing so would undermine one of the GOP’s campaign promises. When rolling out the “Commitment to America” in September, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., made government accountability a core pillar of the plan.
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