Today, Congress released a statement that they put aside their differences to put the country first. In an amazing show of solidarity, they held hands on the steps of the state capitol and promised to move forward to make an America that Works for All of Us. They also released a new budget to show their seriousness that invests in social programs by making corporations and the super rich pay their fair share.
Among the many changes to the new budget, it fully paid for Children’s Health Insurance and Child Nutrition. It shored up Social Security and Medicaid. In doing so, they took away the Pentagon’s slush fund – the OCO budget.
Senator Ted Cruz was heard telling Leader Pelosi that it was time that we invested in our children and our country, not in the pockets of the wealthy contractors.