Oversight

08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Scott FL motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Finance Committee

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on Scott FL motion to commit H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Reconciliation to the Finance Committee, with instructions. (RE: Border agents)… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Crapo amendment #5404

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on adoption of Crapo amendment #5404, 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 Tester amendment #5480

Not agreed to, 56-44. Roll Call vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to Tester amendment #5480 in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Lankford amendment #5384

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on adoption of Lankford amendment #5384, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Capito amendment #5382

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on adoption of Capito amendment #5382, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on adoption of Sanders amendment #5211, as modified

Not agreed to, 3-97. Roll Call vote on adoption of Sanders amendment #5211, as modified, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Barrasso amendment #5409

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on adoption of Barrasso amendment #5409, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution. 5409… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act to Hassan amendment #5469

Not agreed to, 55-45. Roll Call vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to Hassan amendment #5469 in relation to H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.07.22

Roll Call vote on Graham amendment #5301

Not agreed to, 50-50. Roll Call vote on adoption of Graham amendment #5301, in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution. GRAHAM AMENDMENT 5301… Continue Reading


08.06.22

Roll Call Vote - Motion to waive the Budget Act to Sanders amendment #5210

Not agreed to, 99 -1. Roll Call vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to the Sanders amendment #5210 in relation to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, FY2022 Budget Resolution.… Continue Reading


08.06.22

Graham Introduces Amendment to Eliminate Dems’ Gas Tax

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) introduced an amendment to end the Manchin-Schumer deal's gas tax, which would raise prices at the pump at the worst possible time for Americans. "This bill imposes a new gas tax of 16.4 cents per barrel on all imported petroleum products and crude oil refined in America, including domestically produced crude oil, indexed to inflation. This creates new gas taxes for the American consumer in the name of clima… Continue Reading


08.06.22

Roll Call Vote - Motion to Proceed to H.R.5376, Budget Reconciliation FY2022

Agreed to, 51-50 with Vice President Harris voting in the affirmative. 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Cal. #464, H.R.5376, Budget Reconciliation FY2022.… Continue Reading


08.05.22

Manchin-Schumer "...is a complete fraud."

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) called the Manchin-Schumer spending bill "a complete fraud" during an interview with Larry Kudlow on Fox Business Channel. Graham noted that the Congressional Budget Office this week found that the Inflation Reduction Act will have "negligible effect" on inflation this year and may actually cause inflation to rise in 2023. GRAHAM: "This bill is a complete fraud. The Inflation Reduction Act when looked at by t… Continue Reading


08.05.22

VOTE-A-RAMA AMENDMENT TRACKER

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08.04.22

CBO Confirms to Graham: Dems’ “Inflation Reduction Act” Won’t Reduce Inflation

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today released this statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirmed the Manchin-Schumer "Inflation Reduction Act" would do nothing to address inflation. Last week, Graham asked CBO about the current fragile state of our nation's economy and the potential impact of this latest Reckless Tax and Spend bill. "When it comes to the Manchin-Schumer so-called 'inflation reduction' proposal, another sho… Continue Reading


07.31.22

Statement from Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Graham on Manchin-Schumer Proposal

WASHINGTON - Today Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement after Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) appeared on five Sunday shows to tout the Democrats' tax and spending proposal. "After five TV appearances this Sunday by Senator Manchin, it is clear to me that he doesn't understand how the Manchin-Schumer proposal works. To suggest that tax increases and new government spending in the name of climate change won't add to inflation is, at b… Continue Reading


07.29.22

Graham to Manchin: “It’s Never Too Late to Do the Right Thing”

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on analysis from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business Budget Model on the effect the Democrats' Reckless Tax and Spend bill would have on inflation. "Joe Manchin used to believe in the Penn Wharton Budget Model regarding economic projections and analysis. As the Wharton School indicated in their most recent analysis, the so-called 'Inflation Reduction Act' woul… Continue Reading


07.28.22

Graham to CBO: Given Current State of Economy, Evaluate Damage Dems’ Updated Reckless Tax and Spend Bill Could Cause

WASHINGTON - Last night, Congressional Democrats revealed an updated version of their so-called "Build Back Better" legislation. Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today asked the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) about the current fragile state of our nation's economy and the potential impact of this latest Reckless Tax and Spend bill. Graham wrote: "The American people and Members of Congress deserve more information before moving forward with this reckle… Continue Reading


07.27.22

Graham Statement on Manchin-Schumer Reconciliation Agreement

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) reaching an agreement with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) on a reconciliation bill that includes climate change policy and more taxes. "I can't believe that Senator Manchin is agreeing to a massive tax increase in the name of climate change when our economy is in a recession. "I hope that common sense will eventually win the… Continue Reading


07.22.22

Graham Statement on CBO, JCT Confirming True Cost of Dems’ Obamacare Subsidy Expansion

WASHINGTON - Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on analysis from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) showing Democrats' proposal to significantly expand Obamacare tax subsidies would add billions of dollars to the federal deficit to the benefit of wealthy Americans. "The true cost of expanding the Obamacare subsidies is almost $250 billion when you exclude the budget gimmicks. "Senator M… Continue Reading

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