The era of fiscal conservatism is ‘absolutely dead’ under Trump

  • Republicans have been pushing big-spending, deficit-booming items for much of the Trump presidency.
  • The latest evidence came in the form of a spending deal that would add millions more to the federal deficit over the next decade.
  • Some of the “Tea Party” conservatives who came to Washington years ago to fight big spending feel demoralized at the state of the GOP.

WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress are on a tear during the Donald Trump administration, ushering in big-spending and deficit-ballooning advancements in direct contrast to the Tea Party wave that reshaped the modern GOP.

Senate Republicans are charging full steam ahead with big-spending items

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