Oversight

08.16.22

Graham Statement on Biden Signing Bill that Increases Taxes, Worsens Inflation, Supersizes IRS

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement after President Joe Biden signed into law the Democrats' reconciliation bill that will increase taxes, do nothing to fix inflation and supersize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). "President Biden's track record is not good. Since he's been in charge our border has been overrun and he created a debacle in Afghanistan. "Now President Biden is promising this massive tax and spendin… Continue Reading


08.12.22

Graham Statement on House Dems Voting to Increase Taxes, Worsen Inflation, Supersize IRS

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement after the House of Representatives passed the Democrats' reconciliation bill that would increase taxes, do nothing to fix inflation and supersize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). "Democrats closed the deal on a Manchin-Schumer bill that will add another 87,000 agents to the IRS army. As bad as that is, it's not all the damage they are doing. Liberal Democrats created a new gas t… Continue Reading


08.10.22

Graham Statement on July Inflation

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement after President Joe Biden made remarks celebrating inflation hitting 8.5% in July. "What world is President Biden living in? Americans continue to suffer under Biden inflation. Clearly, he hasn't bought any food or filled up a gas tank. He hasn't tried to order something online and receive it in the same year he placed the order. How out of touch can you be? Sad and dangerous." ####… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Graham on Democrats Voting to Increase Taxes, Worsen Inflation

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement after the Senate passed the so-called "Inflation Reduction Act" on a strict party line vote. Senator Graham voted no on the bill. "The Democrats are at it again. Another massive tax and spend bill that will be a disaster for a weak economy and make the lives of suffering Americans worse. So unnecessary." "I hope the American people realize that no matter how well-meaning my Democra… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on passage of H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation, as amended.

Passed, 51-50 with @VP voting in the affirmative: Roll Call vote on passage of Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation, as amended.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Warner amendment #5488

Adopted, 51-50 with @VP voting in the affirmative: Roll Call vote on adoption of Warner amendment #5488, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Thune amendment #5472

Adopted, 57-43. Roll Call vote on adoption of Thune amendment #5472, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Hagerty motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Judiciary Committee

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on Hagerty motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Judiciary Committee, with instructions.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on adoption of the following amendments, en bloc Daines #5425 Ernst #5361 Fischer #5360 Portman #5224 Lankford #5411 Murkowski #5454

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on adoption of the following amendments, en bloc, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution: Daines #5425 Ernst #5361 Fischer #5360 Portman #5224 Lankford #5411 Murkowski #5454… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Sullivan amendment #5435

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on adoption of Sullivan amendment #5435, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Calll vote on Rubio motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the HELP Committee (RE: Pregnancy Definition)

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Calll vote on Rubio motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the HELP Committee, with instructions. (RE: Pregnancy Definition)… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Blackburn motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Agriculture Committee

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on Blackburn motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Agriculture Committee.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Hoeven motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Finance Committee (RE: Prevent the Democrats’ bill from taking effect until inflation declines)

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on Hoeven motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Finance Committee, with instructions. (RE: Prevent the Democrats' bill from taking effect until inflation declines)… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Cruz motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Judiciary Committee (RE: Targeting Parents)

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on Cruz motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Judiciary Committee, with instructions. (RE: Targeting Parents)… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Cruz motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the HSGAC Committee (RE: Vaccines)

Not agreed to, 49-51. Roll Call vote on Cruz motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the HSGAC Committee, with instructions. (RE: Vaccines)… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote to waive the Budget Act to the Insulin provision of Schumer substitute amendment #5194 to H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation.

Not agreed to, 57-43. Roll Call vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to the Insulin provision of Schumer substitute amendment #5194 to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Calll vote on Kennedy amendment #5385

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Calll vote on adoption of Kennedy amendment #5385, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Sanders amendment #5281

Not agreed to, 1-99. Roll Call vote on adoption of Sanders amendment #5281, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call Vote to waive the Budget Act with respect to Cruz amendment #5265

Not agreed to, 54-46. Roll Call Vote to waive the Budget Act with respect toCruz amendment #5265 in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act on Warnock amendment #526

Not agreed to, 5-94. Roll Call vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to Warnock amendment #5262 in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading

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