Marjorie Taylor Greene Calls Mitch McConnell ‘Biden’s Bitch’ Over Debt Ceiling Vote

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene fired off a late-night tweet blasting Mitch McConnell as “Biden’s bitch” over a deal the Senate Minority Leader struck giving Democrats the votes necessary to raise the debt ceiling.

Lawmakers in the Senate voted 50-49 to raise the debt limit by $2.5 trillion.

This happened only after 14 Republicans joined Democrats in offering a one-time exception to suspend the filibuster, allowing Democrats exclusively to vote in favor of raising the debt ceiling.

It was a deal crafted by McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

The House voted approval after midnight, something that clearly angered Greene (R-GA).

“The House of Representatives is voting after midnight tonight because [McConnell] allowed Democrats to bi-pass the filibuster and ram through the debt ceiling increase to $31.5 TRILLION,” she tweeted.

Added Greene, “Mitch is Biden’s bitch.”

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McConnell’s Debt Ceiling Deal

The limit is now very nearly $31 trillion thanks to Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer’s debt ceiling deal.

Schumer couldn’t contain his effusive praise for the top Republican after the deal was passed and will now be sent to President Biden’s desk for signature.

“As I have said repeatedly, this is about paying debt accumulated by both parties, so I am pleased Republicans and Democrats came together to facilitate a process that has made addressing the debt ceiling possible,” Schumer said Tuesday.

He thanked McConnell for having “reached out across the aisle in good faith to bring us to this point.”

Aside from Marjorie Taylor Greene calling McConnell ‘Biden’s bitch,’ former President Donald Trump has also voiced his displeasure with his handling of the debt ceiling.

“Mitch McConnell is giving the Democrats victory on everything,” Trump warned in a statement over the weekend. “What is wrong with this Broken Old Crow?”

“He’s hurting the Republican Senators and the Republican Party,” he continued. “When will they vote him out of Leadership?”

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Conflicted Mitch

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has called out McConnell over the debt ceiling ploy that allowed Democrats to vote for the $2.5 trillion increase without a single Republican vote.

“What I’m worried about is that for four months the Republican Senate said we would not lift a finger to help the Democrats raise the debt ceiling. We would make them use reconciliation,” Graham told former Fox News host Chris Wallace.

“At the end, we did not make them use reconciliation, which changed the rules of the Senate in a House bill,” he explained. “I don’t like that a lot. … What we did is promised one thing and delivered another.”

Senator Mitch McConnell was listed as “borderline” in a recent investigatory piece, titled “Conflicted Congress,” in which lawmakers are ranked by how close they are to running afoul of conflict-of-interest laws.

According to the report, two senior staffers have violated the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act.

McConnell has previously referred to Marjorie Taylor Greene as a “cancer” on the Republican Party.



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