Senate Democrats Make Bernie Sanders Their Top Man On Budget Panel
Senate Democrats have made Sen. Bernie Sanders their ranking minority member of the Senate Committee on the Budget.
When he was running against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, a Tax Policy Center analysis found Sanders’ proposals would add $21 trillion to the debt if fully enacted.
The New York Times ran the headline: “Left-Leaning Economists Question Cost of Bernie Sanders’s Plans.” Clinton faulted Sanders for wanting to increase government spending 40 percent. Other critics said 40 percent understated the actual cost of his proposals – READ MORE