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Congressperson Randy Feenstra (a term used following his own use to describe himself) blamed President Joe Biden for the country’s debt now exceeding $34 trillion in his weekly newsletter. But this is another example of the “Invisible Incumbent” and moderate, establishment Republican’s bait-and-switch politics.

Congressperson Feenstra wrote in his newsletter:

“Last June, our national debt surpassed $32 trillion. Last September, our national debt surpassed $33 trillion. Three days ago, our national debt surpassed $34 trillion. President Biden’s reckless spending has exacerbated our debt crisis. We must restore fiscal responsibility now.”

Unlike the nation that is $34 trillion in debt, Congressperson Feenstra’s words are rich. And incredibly hallow.

In May of 2023, Congressperson Feenstra voted to raise the debt ceiling. Congressperson Feenstra’s score this congressional session is a putrid 72 percent.

In July of 2022, Congressperson Feenstra voted to pass an $817 billion defense spending bill without defunding military vaccine mandates. In May of 2022, Congressperson Feenstra voted to fund the war in Ukraine through the end of Biden’s first term with a $40 billion aid package.

In March of 2022, Congressperson Feenstra voted for a $1.5 trillion omnibus bill funding Biden’s vaccine mandates.

So, to see Congressperson Feenstra upset at the increasing debt is a bit surprising. And if he wants to blame someone, he doesn’t have to look to Joe Biden or really anyone else. He just needs to find a mirror.


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