Mariel Saez, 202-225-3130
House Republicans are resisting bringing legislation to the Floor that would provide critical assistance to address the humanitarian crisis at the border, because of the cost – yet, those same House Republicans have passed multiple tax extender bills that add hundreds of billions to the deficit.
Supplementals are needed to address unforeseen national emergencies – something big business tax cuts are not. Here’s a look at how the supplemental stacks up against the tax extenders House Republicans refuse to pay for:
With the total cost of the supplemental amounting to less than 1/100th of the cost of House Republicans’ unpaid-for tax extender bills, the hypocrisy is astonishing. House Republicans should work with Democrats to address these critical priorities.
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