The President’s budget for 2019 comes with damaging spending cuts that will hit working families hard for years to come.
Summary of Democratic amendments to the FY19 Republican Budget Resolution. By rejecting every Democratic amendment, Republicans made clear their priorities lie with protecting tax cuts for millionaires, billionaires, and corporations – not with the American people.
Ranking Member John Yarmuth issued the following statement after the Republican majority voted to pass the House Republican 2019 budget and rejected every amendment offered by Democrats.
Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth, Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee, delivered the following opening statement at today’s markup of the House GOP’s FY19 budget resolution
To budget is to choose, and the Republican 2019 House budget resolution presented by Chairman Womack chooses a dark and destructive path for our country. If this budget were to become reality, Congressional Republicans and the Administration would inflict severe damage on our country, threatening our most vulnerable citizens and jeopardizing America’s economic and national security.