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Mullin Opposes Reckless Debt Limit Increase

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after voting no on a resolution temporarily suspending the debt limit. “Suspending the debt limit enables Pelosi Democrats to continue their out-of-control spending spree and advance their socialist agenda,” Mullin said. “We all know that when you acquire more debt, you will eventually have to pay it. Our country cannot afford t...

Blank Check for Socialism

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By now, you have probably heard about President Biden’s $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” bill and all the empty promises in it. The truth is that it will do nothing to build our country up. Instead, this is a blank check to take our country into socialism. This bill will change every American’s way of life. It’s filled with radical policy changes that will raise costs on all goods, put the federa...

Mullin Opposes CR, Suspending Debt Limit

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after voting against a continuing resolution (CR), which includes a suspension of the country’s debt limit through December 16, 2022. “This is absolutely reckless,” Mullin said. “Suspending the debt limit enables Pelosi Democrats to continue their out-of-control spending spree and force their socialist agenda on the American peo...

Mullin Opposes Democrats’ Build More Inflation Act

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after voting against the Build More Inflation Act, which passed the full Energy and Commerce Committee. The Build More Inflation Act is part of the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion tax and spend spree. “The Build More Inflation Act is a step closer to a complete socialist takeover by the Democrats,” Mullin said. “From a massive investme...

Investing in Everything but Infrastructure

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There’s no denying the infrastructure needs of our district. Whether it’s driving to work, getting kids to school, or stopping by the grocery store on the way home— Oklahomans are reminded daily that our crumbling roads and bridges are in desperate need of repair. There’s also no denying this $1 trillion “infrastructure” package is not going to fix any of it. $1 trillion sounds like a number that ...

Mullin Opposes Tax and Spend Spree

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after voting against the rule containing S.Con.Res. 14, which provides the budget for Democrats’ $3.5 trillion tax and spend spree. “The $3.5 trillion tax and spend spree is nothing more than a blank check for Democrats’ socialist agenda,” Mullin said. “It calls for the highest sustained federal spending level in American histor...

Democrats’ Spending Spree

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You can’t spend more than you have without acquiring debt. And eventually, you will have to pay that debt. I believe most people understand this basic principle of fiscal responsibility. Every day, families make choices on how they plan to spend their hard-earned paychecks without taking on crippling debt. It’s unfortunate that Democrats in Congress don’t seem to understand this. Despite an econom...

Bring Back Reaganomics

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We’ve heard President Biden recite the same line over and over again, that he wouldn’t raise taxes on anyone making less than $400,000 per year. This is a flat out lie. President Biden’s disastrous budget proposal includes the highest sustained tax hike since 1968 and nearly 60 percent of taxpayers will see their taxes go up under this plan. Under President Donald Trump, we had the strongest econo...

What Is Your Stimulus Check Really Costing You?

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Millions of Americans will soon be receiving a $1,400 stimulus check from the latest round of “COVID” relief. While I’m sure many people are happy about seeing this extra money come in, have you thought about what that check is really costing you? Our country has spent more than $5.7 trillion on COVID relief packages since March of last year. If you divide that by the roughly 330 million people li...

Mullin Opposes Biden Bailout Bill

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 1319, the Biden Bailout package. “The Biden Bailout is exactly what it sounds like: a bill full of wasteful government spending, blue state bailouts, and Democratic wish list items that hinder our economic recovery from the pandemic,” Mullin said. “Of the $1.9 trillion, only 9 percent will actually go t...

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