As Americans watch their government leaders spend more and more, the average citizen is struggling to pay for food and gas. It seems that the Biden administration is more concerned with placating a base of radical leftists than crafting a federal budget designed to help everyday Americans.

To Rep. Kevin Hern, R-Okla., the government needs to focus on balancing its budget, especially as it continues to spend exorbitant amounts of money.

“The only place in America without a balanced budget has been the federal government, and we’re seeing the ramifications of that with high inflation, skyrocketing fuel prices, skyrocketing food prices,” Hern says. “The list goes on and on.”

Hern says the out-of-control government spending under President Joe Biden has dire consequences for the safety of the nation.

“I think if we don’t start now, we’re never going to get our federal spending under control,” the Oklahoma Republican says. “Interest on our debt is going to be higher than our defense budget in just five years. Much of that interest is going to go to China, where they’re going to use their money to build a defense to come after us.”

Hern joins “The Daily Signal Podcast” to discuss House Republicans’ budget proposal and what the consequences of Biden’s budget would be.

We also cover these stories:

  • An armed man from California is arrested near Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s house in Maryland and says that he came to murder the justice.
  • Fourth grader Miah Cerrillo speaks about her experience surviving the massacre at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
  • Biden admits that voters have sent a clear message that politicians need to be tougher on crime, after the successful recall election for San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin.



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