GOP Rep. Jim Jordan said it’s time for Republicans to step up and keep their election promises to the American people by addressing the national debt, and tackling tax reform.
“I want us to do what we told the American people we are going to do,” Jordan told “Fox and Friends,” Friday. “And we had better do it pretty quickly and I think it starts with tax reform.”
He criticized Congress for taking such a long summer recess, saying the break hindered members’ ability to address the national debt which has now surpassed $20 trillion.
“The biggest problem was we didn’t stay here in August and put together a debt ceiling plan. One that actually addressed the underlying $20 trillion debt burden that we face as a country,” he said. “We took the longest August recess break in a non-election year, the longest break we’ve taken in over a decade … the important stuff didn’t get done.”
Jordan also thinks there are still holdouts in D.C. that are dragging their feet with President Donald Trump’s plans to change the country.
“I think there are a lot of folks in this town who are not on board with what the American people elected Donald Trump as president to do, and a Republican Congress to do, and we have to overcome that,” he said.
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