Rep. Bill Johnson to Newsmax: Biden’s Lower Spending Price Still Too High

Rep. Bill Johnson to Newsmax: Biden’s Lower Spending Price Still Too High

President Joe Biden has lowered his call for a spending bill price tag of up to $1.9 trillion, but that is still too much to spend, Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, told Newsmax.

“This is not about improving the quality of life for the American people,” Johnson told Wednesday’s “National Report.” “It’s not about advancing the American dream. This is about. Social reengineering. It’s simply shortening the period of time that these measures would be authorized or funded for.”

Biden’s compromise package, which could total between $1.75 trillion and $1.9 trillion falls far lower than the $3.5 trillion Democrats have been calling for but were objected by centrist Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., but Johnson said the policies the bill holds will “drive us into ruin.”

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