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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined The Benny Show to discuss the rise of extremism in the Democratic Party, the conviction of former President Trump, and more. See below for highlights, and watch the full interview on YouTube and Rumble. On the rise of extremism...

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Rubio Opposes “Reckless and Irresponsible” Senate Appropriations Process

Aug 5, 2021 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) released a statement after opposing Fiscal Year 2022 spending bills during markup in the Senate Committee on Appropriations. 
 
“Democrats have spent the last seven months bouncing from one left-wing priority to another. First it was impeachment, and then it was their three-step plan to fundamentally remake America into a far-left fever dream,” Rubio said. “And now, with a government funding deadline looming, Senate Democrats expect Republicans to blindly move forward on these annual funding bills without a real budget.”
 
“It is reckless and irresponsible to move forward without an agreement on top-line spending, especially as Democrats attempt to spend $6.5 trillion outside the regular appropriations process,” Rubio continued. “We also have no commitment from President Biden, Speaker Pelosi, or Senator Schumer that long-standing provisions like the Hyde Amendment will remain in place.”
 
“We need a commonsense, bipartisan appropriations process that strikes an appropriate balance between our national security needs and other priorities, including those of Florida,” Rubio concluded.