August 9, 2022

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow took time out from covering the breaking news (that the FBI raided Trump's Mar-A-Lago home) to explain the great economic strides the Democrats have accomplished by passing a flood of great legislation in the last few weeks.

Maddow said it was just a year ago that the Democratic-led Congress passed the important Biden infrastructure bill.


"What they just passed is the biggest climate legislation ever," Maddow said.

"After 30 years of trying, the Democrats passed a bill to let Medicare negotiate lower drug prices," she said. "They've also got spending caps so nobody on Medicare will pay more than $2,000 a year on prescription drugs and also caps insulin prices for people on Medicare, too," Maddow stated.

"This huge bill, called "the Inflation Reduction Act," it's the latest in a string of wins for Senator Schumer and the Democrats and the Biden administration on top of the really good jobs news in recent days."

"On top of the steady, now sustained, drop in gas prices. On top of the huge US counter-terrorism strike killing the head of al-Qaeda. just in the last six weeks in Congress, this congress passed the first bipartisan gun reform in decades. Also, a huge bill on our competitiveness with China and a big veterans health bill Republicans initially tried to block, the one about burn pit exposure," she said.

Maddow mentioned the US got Finland and Sweden to join NATO, the great alliance that Trump tried to destroy.

"It's what the New York Times calls an extraordinarily productive run for Congress. The CHIPS Act, the China competitiveness bill that'll be signed by President Biden tomorrow."

It is an incredible run for the Democratic Party.

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