US Senator Introduces Amendments to Counter China and Iran…

Blackburn Introduces Amendments to Counter China and Iran
Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), speaks during the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, on Oct. 13, 2020. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on Feb. 3 introduced a number of amendments in opposition to the Democrat budget agenda focused on restricting certain activities of China and Iran.

This occurred while senators continue to debate on the 2021 budget resolution using the budget “reconciliation” process, which allows congressional Democrats to pass tax and spending bills by a simple majority vote.

Blackburn said her amendments “counteract the liberal agenda that is putting our nation on the wrong path.”

In a lengthy list of amendments, Blackburn called for a deficit-neutral reserve fund related to “preventing the support or implementation of the civil-military fusion strategy of the communist party of China.”

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