Tag: Debt Ceiling

Daines Votes Against Debt Ceiling Deal in Name of Fiscal Sanity

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines released the following statement after voting against the debt ceiling deal: “Washington, D.C. has a spending problem and as a result, our country faces an existential crisis of a nearly $32 trillion national debt and record inflation. Solving this crisis will require real and meaningful spending reform. Failure to do so will result in terrible consequences for our children and grandchildren. “I opposed the debt ceiling bill because it does not make enough progress toward stopping reckless Washington spending.” For a video statement click HERE. For audio only click HERE. ### Contact: Matt Lloyd, Rachel Dumke, Blake Kernen 

Daines on Fox News Tonight: Skyrocketing Debt is “Existential Threat” to American Way of Life

Calls out President Biden & Senate Democrats for standing in the way of responsible solution to debt ceiling New York, N.Y. – U.S. Senator Steve Daines tonight joined Trey Gowdy on Fox News Tonight to discuss the impending default on the national debt and President Biden’s refusal to rein in reckless spending. Daines on White House’s Handling of Spending Crisis This is a crisis management driven operation. They try to lead by crisis. They started with the border. It’s all self-induced. They opened up the border, we got a border crisis.  It leads to a crime crisis, then they unleashed spending, now we

Daines: Speaker McCarthy the Adult in the Room, Biden Irresponsible Not to Negotiate on Debt Ceiling

To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered the following remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference praising Speaker McCarthy and House Republicans for passing a commonsense fix to address the debt ceiling crisis and slamming President Biden and Democrats for refusing to address their reckless spending. “If Secretary Yellen is correct, we are three weeks away from facing a potential default on American credit. The default would throw financial markets not only in the United States into turmoil but the global markets as well. When banks at this time in our history are already

Daines on Fox News’ America Reports: House Republicans Were Early and Responsible, Biden is Late and Irresponsible on Debt Ceiling Negotiations

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Steve Daines today joined Sandra Smith on Fox News’ America Reports to discuss the looming debt default due to President Joe Biden’s and Democrats’ refusal to negotiate a bipartisan deal with Speaker McCarthy. Watch the interview HERE. Daines on the Biden administration’s lies about the Republican debt ceiling proposal: “That is absolutely false. This is propaganda coming from the White House. Look, here’s where we’re at. We’re three weeks away from June 1st where Secretary of Treasury Yellen has said we face defaults on our debt. That will cause catastrophic, massive turmoil in financial markets, not just the United States, but around the world. The

Daines: President Biden and Senate Democrats are Responsible for Impending Debt Default

“President Biden and Senate Democrats are Standing Between the American People and Responsible Spending Reform and Increased Domestic Energy Production” U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered the following remarks at a Senate Republican press conference slamming President Biden and Senate Democrats for their refusal to negotiate with Speaker McCarthy to increase the debt ceiling. In addition to increasing the debt ceiling through March 31, 2024, the House-passed bill includes provisions that would place responsible limits on federal spending, reclaim unspent COVID funds and increase domestic energy production through permitting reform. “I’m struck by the fact that as we talk about the debt ceiling, the Democrats

Daines: Time for Biden, Senate Democrats to Get Serious about Responsible Spending Reform

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today delivered the following remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference slamming President Biden and Senate Democrats for being unwilling to negotiate with Speaker McCarthy and Republicans on a debt ceiling deal that includes spending reform. “One thing we’ve seen over the course of the last several months in this debt ceiling discussion is when it comes to our colleagues the Democrats and spending, the sky is their limit. It’s unfortunate the Democrats want to jam a debt ceiling hike with no spending reform through a divided Congress. The polls are very clear.

Daines Calls out the Biden Administration and Senate Democrats’ Irresponsible Fiscal Policies

Slams Democrats for reckless spending that led to record high inflation, refusing to come to table for debt ceiling negotiations  To watch Daines’ remarks, click HERE. U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, today delivered the following remarks at the weekly Republican Senate Leadership press conference blasting President Biden and Senate Democrats’ irresponsible fiscal policies. Daines highlighted the inflationary effect of Democrats’ reckless spending and slammed President Biden for refusing to negotiate with Speaker Kevin McCarthy on the debt limit. “I feel a little bit like Paul Revere. It was about two years ago we were warning the American people that