Rep. Weiner: There is no ‘bill fairy,’ GOP budget plan won’t work
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show Friday night to talk about the House budget vote, which no Democrats supported. A big problem with the Republicans’ budget plan, he said, was that it shifts burdens from the federal budget to local budgets — meaning, it’s still taxpayer money.
“Only one side is really being honest about it,” he said. “Tax burden gets redistributed without us really noticing. It’s not like when you make those cuts, the bill fairy comes in and pays for them.”
Watch the clip below, from The Rachel Maddow Show, originally broadcast April 15, 2011, on MSNBC.