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51 GOP Senators Just Voted To Cut $1.5 Trillion from Medicare and Medicaid To Give Super-Rich and Corporations a Tax Cut

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The Republican budget, declared Sen. Sanders after its passage, "is a horrific bill." Along strict party lines, the Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday night voted to pass a sweeping budget measure, criticized as "despicable" for providing massive giveaways to corporations and the super-rich while eviscerating funding for social programs, healthcare, education, and affordable housing.

"Another dark deed done: GOP passes obscene budget to slash Medicare & explode the deficit – all in the name of tax cuts for the 1%." —Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) 

The measure passed by 51-49 with only KY's Rand Paul joining every Democrat and the chamber's two Indies voting against. Its approval now paves that way for massive tax giveaways to the wealthy and corporations envisioned by President Donald Trump and the GOP in both the House and the Senate.

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