Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R‑GA) has criticized Democratic lawmakers over their policies and encouraged her fellow Republicans to figure out how to “appropriately” fund the government ahead of a potential shutdown at the end of September.
The potential shutdown, scheduled to start on Sept. 30, would begin due to the government running out of money without the passage of spending bills. Ahead of the deadline, Greene said that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy “told us last week that we’re not leaving town” until they finish their work, with which she said she “completely” agrees.
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“The voters across America gave Republicans the House majority for a reason, and that’s because they don’t like Democrat policies of failure, of high inflation,” Greene told Sunday Morning Futures. “Senior citizens can’t afford groceries. Gas prices are out of control. No one can afford their electricity bills, and nobody wants the Green New Deal. And so I think it’s our job to get in the room, and get to work, and figure out how to fund the government, but do it appropriately.”
The Green New Deal was reintroduced by Congressional Democrats earlier this year and is aimed at shaping the billions of …