Rand Paul: Democrats ‘Couldn’t Run A 7-Eleven, Much Less The Government’

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On Thursday, Republican Sen. Rand Paul slammed the Democrats’ spending bill for “bankrupting” our country, and their overall incompetence proves they “couldn’t run a 7-Eleven” convenience store “much less the government.”

Paul made his comments on Fox Business’s  “Mornings with Maria.”

.@RandPaul: “A lot of us don’t consent to just because the Democrats are incompetent and haven’t brought [a spending bill] forward that we should speed up time to let them spend more money that is bankrupting our country.”@MariaBartiromo @FoxBusiness pic.twitter.com/iwRKfkbELN

— Mornings with Maria (@MorningsMaria) December 2, 2021

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Paul was addressing Republican threats to shutdown the government shutdown over vaccine mandates if the current legislation doesn’t pass.

“When we passed the last spending bill in September, we knew this date was coming,” Paul said. “The Democrats have done nothing. They’ve not introduced a spending bill, and I don’t even think it’s passed the House yet… they’re going to do it on the last day.”

Paul continued, “Well, things in the Senate take about a week to pass, and that’s the normal procedure around here… that includes amendments. If they want to force it through with no amendments and they want to do it in a short period of time, they have to have unanimous consent.”

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“Well, a lot of us don’t consent, Paul said, adding, “Just because the Democrats are incompetent and haven’t brought it forward that we should speed up time to let them spend more money that is bankrupting our country.”

The libertarian-leaning senator then brought up the looming debt ceiling.

“The debt ceiling is the same way; we move the debt ceiling back two months, about a month ago or so, it’s going to be coming up in the next week or two,” Paul said.

Rand Paul Says Congressional Democrats And Biden Regime ‘Couldn’t Run A 7-Eleven, Much Less A Government’ https://t.co/0ifdPWaGvW

— † Crusader (@Wil_Johnson1) December 2, 2021

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Paul: ‘These people couldn’t run a 7-Eleven, much less the government’

He continued, “They’ve had plenty of time to go to committee, to do all the things they need to do to do it through reconciliation. Instead, they’re going to wait to the last minute and ask people like me, who are dead set against raising the debt ceiling, like, say, ‘Oh, can you pretty, pretty please speed it up and let only Democrats pass this?’”

“No. If they want to raise the debt ceiling, they ought to do it,” Paul insisted. “They’ve had plenty of time to do it. This is all on Democrats, it’s their incompetence in getting anything done.”

Paul then added, “These people couldn’t run a 7-Eleven, much less the government.”

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