Democrats to Increase debt ceiling by $2.5 Trillion

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
December 14, 2021

Congressional Democrats are poised to vote on a $2.5 Trillion debt ceiling increase today, a measure that would increase the country's borrowing limits until 2023

"Democrats are putting taxpayers on the hook for another $2.5 TRILLION in debt. That’s $2.5 TRILLION on top of the nearly $30 TRILLION we already owe. Everyone should be disgusted by this.   It’s time for Congress to live within its means like families across America do every day," stated Florida Sen. Rick Scott.

Senate Republicans recently helped Democrats "fast track" the debt ceiling process to get us where we are today.

14 Republicans Senators voted alongside Democrats.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Sens. John Thune, John Barrasso, and Joni Ernst, along with Sens. Roger Wicker of Mississippi; Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia; Susan Collins of Maine; Roy Blunt of Missouri; Thom Tillis of North Carolina; Lisa Murkowski of Alaska; Richard Burr of North Carolina; John Cornyn of Texas; Mitt Romney of Utah and Rob Portman of Ohio, all voted.

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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist and Publisher of,,, and He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Follow on Twitter: @JavManjarres Email him at

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