House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) on Thursday ripped President Biden‘s first formal address to Congress while comparing Biden to one of the most progressive senators, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
McCarthy tweeted in part on Thursday that Biden’s spending plan “makes Bernie Sanders look like a conservative,” with the House minority leader reiterating his argument accusing Biden of a “bait and switch” by campaigning on a message of bipartisanship before ultimately governing “as a socialist.”
“Today officially marks 100 days since President Biden assumed office. Here’s his record so far: An unprecedented border crisis, Thousands of good-paying energy jobs destroyed, A tax-and-spend agenda that makes Bernie Sanders look like a conservative,” McCarthy tweeted.
McCarthy said in a Fox News interview Wednesday night that he spoke to Sanders after Biden’s address and told him that the senator appeared “more conservative” than the president given Biden’s agenda.
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