Rep. Matt Rosendale, a Republican of Montana, declared late on Sunday that he would cast a vote in opposition to the “Fiscal Responsibility Act.”
This is the debt ceiling agreement that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, made public previously in the day.
Rosendale Takes a Stand
The “Fiscal Irresponsibility Act,” according to Rosendale, struggled to control federal expenditures. Furthermore, he claimed senators who favor the measure are demeaning American citizens.
According to Rosendale, the D.C. Swamp suggested adding $4 trillion to the current $31 trillion national debt, which would be the highest debt ceiling rise in the history of the United States.
The extreme agenda of the Democrats and Biden Administration is still funded by the Fiscal Irresponsibility Act, which failed to reduce spending.
The American people are being insulted by supporting legislation that keeps threatening to jeopardize the economic future of our nation, he continued.
He said he will vote against the Fiscal Irresponsibility Act because Montanans didn’t send him to Washington to support politics as normal.
Only in DC can smaller increases be called decreases!
I promised to fight business as usual and CANNOT support a $4 trillion increase to our national debt. https://t.co/eVJcX1sZiF
— Matt Rosendale (@MattForMontana) May 28, 2023
The whole 99-page agreement was made public by the House on Sunday night.
According to a statement from Rosendale’s office, the lawmaker supported the “Limit, Save, Grow Act,” the original Republican debt ceiling measure that was approved by the House of Representatives on April 26.
Washington politicians are letting you down again. The American people deserve better than this.https://t.co/zJGihNvkaS
— Congressman Bob Good (@RepBobGood) May 29, 2023
According to Rosendale, the original Republican-supported program was meant to develop economic growth, while reducing the adverse hyperinflation effects caused by wasteful spending.
Additionally, he accompanied his fellow Republicans in a letter to McCarthy, pleading for the bill’s fundamental provisions to be upheld as President Biden and Congress work out a new agreement.
Out of Control
After HR 2811 cleared the House in April, Rosendale declared the United States is $31 trillion in debt.
The House Republican proposal is an excellent beginning to tackling this problem. He added that Congress has been pushing the problem down the road for quite a long time now, enabling spending on deficits to go completely out of control.