Every dollar the United States government spends in debt is a dollar stolen from the next generation. Our current national debt stands at nearly $20 trillion. That’s over $60,000 per citizen and over $165,000 per taxpayer.
While liberals in Washington only want to raise taxes, the fact is we have a spending problem, not a revenue problem. The United States Government took in a record $3.2 trillion in FY 2015. That is more than enough money to accomplish everything the government is charged with under the Constitution. Unfortunately, spending continues to grow and grow, blowing away historical norms and only accelerating faster in the years to come.
This is simple math, and it is unsustainable. Unfortunately, there are too many “math deniers” in Washington. This has to change.
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In case you missed it, Congressman Warren Davidson (OH-08) joined with Fox News host Charles Payne and discussed his opposition to the current status quo of runaway government spending and high deficits. He also discussed the midterm elections and House leadership elections and said the key to winning back a GOP majority in 2020 is staying true to the principles you campaign for.
The following are key points from the interview while the interview itself can be found here.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Warren Davidson (OH-08) released the following statement concerning his “no” vote on the latest spending bill, which he called the broken promises act of 2018.
“Borrowing more money is an ominous sign for America’s economy, and failing to block funding for abortion providers and Obamacare are missed opportunities for conservatives to keep their promises.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Warren Davidson (OH-08), member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement praising the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018 which passed 406-4.
“For the American spirit of enterprise to continue to be the envy of the world, our entrepreneurs and job creators need the resources and tools to compete in a challenging and expanding global economy.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Warren Davidson (OH-08), House Financial Services member, reacted to the nearly fifty bills combating the opioid crisis that recently passed the House; including the Support for Patients and Communities Act, a bill that serves as the vehicle these bills to move to the Senate, which passed the House today.
“While the savageness of this drug epidemic rages across the country there are rays of hope in Ohio.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Warren Davidson released the following statement after voting to support the rescission's package which recently passed the House. The Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, H.R. 3, is the largest rescission ever passed totaling nearly $15 billion.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Warren Davidson released the following statement concerning the House Farm Bill.
“In order to not bankrupt America, we need fast economic growth that counters big Washington spending. The reality is that we can’t navigate the debt crisis without tax reform and we can’t grow our economy without tax reform. Today's vote on the budget is an opportunity for Congress to complete tax reform, then move swiftly to spending reform."