Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blasted elements of Sen. Rick Scott’s 11-point plan to “Rescue America,” leveling a blunt public rebuke, saying he doesn’t back it while castigating two points of the proposals.
ORLANDO, FL — Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) devoted his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) touting his sweeping 11-point plan to “Rescue America,” an agenda proposal for Republicans to enact after regaining control of Congress.
President Biden urged Republicans to back off playing “Russian roulette with the American economy” and help Democrats raise the debt ceiling ahead of the looming default deadline while torches the opposing party’s as “hypocritical, dangerous and disgraceful” in blocking the increase twice last week.
Senate Republicans blocked a key procedural vote to advance the Democrat-backed measure to fund the government and suspend the debt ceiling Monday evening, leaving Democrats scrambling with less than three days to figure out how to avert a shutdown with its deadline looming at the end of the week.
Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) will deliver the Republican rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s first joint address to…