Democracy Is Working, Changes Should Result
Many people are more motivated by big government’s lack of results than their own political ideology.
Donald Trump shares our frustration and he was elected because he is an outsider businessman who is listening to us, not the political elites.
Similarly, I came to the United States Senate, having never sought elected office, to help change the system. From the onset, I saw the dysfunction clearly. Fixing this dysfunction may seem like a long shot, but many believed a Trump presidency was a long shot.
Both political parties allowed the federal government to explode from $2.4 trillion to $3.8 trillion over the last 15 years. Our national debt surpassed $19 trillion earlier this year and will rise to over $30 trillion going forward if we keep spending more money than we have.