DelBene Statement on Passage of House GOP’s Default on America Act
Legislation would make serious cuts to programs WA families, students, and seniors rely on
WATCH: DelBene decries Republican ruse on House floor
Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the following statement after voting against House Republicans’ Default on America Act.
“Instead of taking any meaningful steps forward, House Republicans’ MAGA wish list only brings us closer to a first-in-history federal default. It’s easy to say you want to cut spending, but slashing 22% from programs that support veterans, seniors, food assistance, and education, while also cutting 780,000 jobs would cause irreparable damage to Americans and our economy.
“Every day Republicans play games, they create more uncertainty for our families and the global economy. The best way to ensure the full faith and credit of the United States is to pass a clean bill so we can pay our bills and avoid a default. Time is running out.”
House Republicans’ bill is estimated to make the following cuts to Washington state:
Watch DelBene speak on the legislation here.
More information on the impact of this legislation can be found here.