With Osama gone, chairs Congressional Progressive Caucus join chairs emeritus of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus say bring the troops and the tax dollars home.
Republican members of the House and Senate are getting an earful at home from constituents who oppose attacks on Medicare and Medicaid and favor tax hikes for the rich. One GOP senator says they should avoid the fury by staying in DC.
Agreement is approved by House and Senate, but Democratic opposition in the House is striking. In the Senate, Bernie Sanders votes no and says “this budget moves America in exactly the wrong direction.”
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