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Rep. Steel Votes Against Tax Increases, IRS Surveillance on American Families

November 19, 2021

Massive social spending bill would raise taxes on families, skyrocket the deficit

(November 19, 2021) Washington, D.C. – Rep. Michelle Steel (CA-48) released the below statement after voting against the progressives’ $1.75 trillion social spending bill:

“This $1.75 trillion social spending bill is the biggest expansion of our government in more than 80 years. At a time when inflation just hit a 30-year high and Americans are about to have the most expensive Thanksgiving in history, the last thing we need is trillions in spending that our country simply cannot afford. This bill raises taxes on middle class families, funds IRS surveillance on Americans’ bank accounts, provides billions in a slush fund for Green New Deal programs, and would add $367 billion to the deficit. With the national deficit already at $2.7 trillion this year, it’s just plain irresponsible to spend trillions more as our $28 trillion debt grows. American families deserve better than this legislation which will bankrupt future generations.”