Senate to Vote on Disastrous Republican Budget
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday urged the Senate to reject a Republican budget that would throw 27 million Americans off health insurance, slash $5 trillion over the coming decade from programs that help working families, cut taxes on the superrich and raise them on working families with kids, and boost Pentagon spending by $38 billion next year. The House approved the non-binding blueprint last week. The ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, Sanders laid out the budget’s ugly details in a Senate floor speech on Tuesday, calling it "an absolute disaster for the working families of this country."
Trade Deal Must be Defeated
Sen. Bernie Sanders this weekend is stepping up a campaign to defeat a job-killing, 12-nation trade deal. “All of the multinational corporations believe this is a great agreement, for good reasons. They're going to make a whole lot of money out of that,” Sanders said.
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