The Republicans said: Leave Washington to thwart Biden’s $3.5 trillion rescue plan
In the ever-evolving experiment of American politics, the 50 Texas Democrats who fled the state to thwart a controversial voting bill may have started a new trend.
Republican senators in Washington are being urged to beat the Democrats at their own game by abandoning the capital so a vote on President Biden’s key infrastructure budget bill cannot be held.
While most Republicans criticized Texas members who ran away to prevent a quorum, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham called on his colleagues to follow suit.
“Hell yeah, I’m leaving. I’m going to use everything legally in my toolbox to prevent rampant inflation,” Graham told Fox News as he encouraged his fellow Republican senators to join the strike.
Graham’s goal is