Greg Maresca


Before Congress departed for Christmas, they pulled another Scrooge on America’s future. Rather than deal with an impending government shutdown, they saddled the nation with more debt by passing a 2,313 page, spending spree to the jingle of $1.4 trillion. It was yet another bipartisan spending party that will linger much longer than any protracted Democratic impeachment karaoke.

Despite all their differences, President Trump and Congress do agree on one issue: increased federal spending. Trump supporters must realize this only entrenches the D.C. swamp that The Donald must pull the plug on. According to The Wall Street Journal, the debate – provided you could call it that – was limited to 90-minutes the morning before the vote.

Greg Maresca is a freelance writer who lives in Elysburg, Northumberland County.

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