Daily Kos reports today that
Yesterday, Democrats said they would be willing to move towards the GOP’s position on spending cuts in order to avoid a government shutdown.
Today, Republicans responded by moving the goalposts, saying that unless Democrats agree to cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, Republicans will block an increase the national debt limit, forcing the United States into default:
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell warned on Friday (today) that GOP senators will not vote to increase the government’s borrowing limit unless President Barack Obama agrees to rein in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, laying down a high-stakes marker just weeks before the debt ceiling is reached.
The GOP continues to squeeze the middle-class in conducting its class warfare. Have you hugged your GOP Senator today?