The one-party strategy that (knock on wood) doomed the Obamacare repeal may prove just as nonviable when Republicans move on to their next legislative priority, giving our money away to corporations.
- Budget reconciliation cannot increase the deficit, so any corporate tax break would have to be offset at someone’s expense. Small business owners—who lean Republican—are a likely target.
- Republicans need Democrats to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling, which expired last March.
Here’s hoping it’s as successful as their attempts at healthcare reform!
This is a weirdly-phrased paragraph, but I think it means that they still haven’t figured out how to pass it with budget reconciliation: