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If you were counting on the Republican Party to retake the House next year (overcoming extreme and unapologetic gerrymandering by Democrats in every Democrat-controlled state and phony “nonpartisan” redistricting commissions stacked with Democrat operatives) and retake the Senate despite competitive seats in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Arizona being decided by the same junk-mail ballot processes as 2020) and maybe you were counting on that GOP Congress to turn things around after President Brandon’s first two spectacularly dreadful years… Well, don’t.
Mitch McConnell has told colleagues and donors Senate Republicans won’t release a legislative agenda before next year’s midterms, according to people who’ve attended private meetings with the minority leader.
They aren’t going to secure the borders. They aren’t going to repeal and replace Obamacare. And they most definitely are not going to control spending or repeal any of Biden’s spending. McConnell says his strategy is for Senate Republicans to promise nothing, and let the House Republicans do the heavy work of setting the agenda. We saw how this worked out under Obama. The Republican Senate only passed House legislation when they knew Obama would veto it. Such will likely by the fate of the “Parents Bill of Rights” House Republicans are touting. Meanwhile, they cut budget deals that gave Obama everything he asked for and more.
Like Seinfeld, the Republicans are a party about nothing. Republicans have finally wised up that the only way to avoid accountability for breaking promises and betraying voters is to not make any promises in the first place.Published in