Republican Louisiana Senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy some voted against catastrophe alleviation for their ain state.
Cassidy and Kennedy some voted nary connected a indebtedness ceiling measure that contained catastrophe alleviation for Louisiana:
Cassidy and Kennedy ballot against measure to support authorities unfastened and rise indebtedness ceiling. Bill includes catastrophe assistance for their location states. Murkowski and Collins besides NO votes. Appears to beryllium consecutive enactment lines amid clash with Dems implicit indebtedness ceiling
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) September 27, 2021
The full outgo of the harm from Hurricane Ida could scope $70-$80 billion. People and businesses successful the authorities urgently request help. One of the superior jobs of a US Senator is to assistance those successful their authorities aft a earthy disaster, but Cassidy and Kennedy are putting their enactment first.
Republicans are truthful hopeless to halt President Biden that they are consenting to contradict their ain constituents catastrophe relief.
The votes by Kennedy and Cassidy are a mediate digit to the radical of Louisiana. They correspond a caller debased successful the Republican Party’s connection that radical travel last.
Democrats should lone connection catastrophe alleviation arsenic portion of a indebtedness ceiling bundle and unit Republicans to stab the American radical successful the backmost implicit and implicit again.
Mitch McConnell is driving Senate Republicans disconnected of a cliff, and votes similar these won’t beryllium forgotten due to the fact that erstwhile radical were successful hopeless request of help, Republicans enactment their enactment first.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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