“A financial crisis and recession that could echo the events of 2008 or worse.” That’s the dire warning the Treasury Department issued Thursday about the possibility the GOP forced government shutdown could tumble into a debt default by the United States.
With the government shutdown plan pitched by Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee looking less and less likely; the GOP-led House is preparing to threaten to crash the U.S. economy if President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats don’t acquiesce to Republican policy demands.
Senator Marco Rubio expressed skepticism about President Barack Obama’s request for authorization to use military force in Syria during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Tuesday afternoon.
As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.
As Washington continues to head for a proverbial brick wall with government funding and the debt default, a schism in the Republican Party could be the key to keeping both the federal government in business and the nation from avoiding a debt default.
Four years ago, the tea party movement motivated conservatives to protest the ballooning deficit and President Obama’s health care law.
Senator Marco Rubio’s plan to shut down the government if Congress doesn’t defund the Affordable Care Act is going up in smoke in the nation’s capital.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio and a group of GOP Senators are prepared to bankrupt the United States and possibly plunge the world into a depression if they don’t get their way to defund the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
As he struggles to repair his image as a conservative standard bearer, Republican Senator Marco Rubio has renewed his outreach to tea party supporters.
Charlie Crist, the former Florida governor who switched from the Republican Party to Democrat, is working on a book that strongly criticizes the GOP’s conservative policies.