Senate Democrats Will Not Commit To Passing A Budget


Well, this comes as no surprise. Senate Democrats haven’t passed a budget since 2009, why should we expect them to start now?

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) confirmed Thursday that she will seek the chairmanship of the Senate Budget Committee next year but told The Hill that she cannot commit to doing a budget.

This opens up the possibility that Senate Democrats will avoiding passing a budget resolution for the fourth year in a row. (Read More)

The article goes on to note that they only need 51 votes to pass a budget, and there are 55 Democrats, so what’s the problem?