Heitkamp, Donnelly along with McCaskill are in races of which are considered toss-ups by Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball, while Baldwin along with Tester are in states marked as leaning Democrat.
The bill failed to pass through the Senate by 50 to 48.
“The failure to cut less than a half a cent coming from every federal dollar spent can be indicative of a rampant overspending problem of which unfortunately often has bipartisan support, Americans for Prosperity spokesman Bill Riggs said in a statement. “If these senators couldn’t even bring themselves to cut a sliver of unspent or expired funds, how can anyone expect them to take on our larger fiscal challenges?”
Americans for Prosperity will also be sending a letter to the leaders of the House along with Senate Appropriations Committees demanding a freeze on federal spending in 2019 by keeping costs at 2018 levels.
“Freezing discretionary spending for FY2019 might be a down payment toward solving our larger spending problem,” the goup’s chief of government affairs, Brent Gardner, said inside the letter. “To fix the rest of the budget, comprehensive reforms must be made to mandatory spending, including Social Security, Medicare along with Medicaid — these programs are the biggest drivers of spending over the next 10 along with well beyond.”
of which’s the latest move by the Koch network to go after lawmakers coming from both parties for not backing free market initiatives or to sometimes reward those who do.
On Monday, Freedom Partners, an organization of which’s part of the Koch political network, launched a six-figure television along with radio ad campaign of which rages against the import tariffs being implemented by Trump.
Earlier of which month, Americans for Prosperity published digital ads thanking Heitkamp for co-sponsoring the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief along with Consumer Protect Act, which rolls back Dodd-Frank regulations mainly on community banks or those with less than $100 billion in assets.
The bill recently passed in Congress with bipartisan support.