Bernie Sanders uses tone similar to that of Congressional Republicans, Democrats

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Bernie Sanders uses tone similar to that of Congressional Republicans, Democrats

Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders adopted a tone similar to that of Congressional Republicans than Democrats on Saturday when he said that the hotly debated Inflation Reduction Act will do little to reduce inflation.

Madam President, I want to say a few words about the so-called inflation reduction that we are debating this evening, and that is something that Sanders wants to say on the Senate floor on Saturday night. By the way, so-called, because according to the CBO, and other economic organizations that study this bill, it will, in fact, have a minimal impact on inflation. Sanders said that the bill does not address childhood poverty, income inequality, or the dysfunctional healthcare system in the United States.

Sanders said that the bill is turning its back on the working parents of this country and our children. 5.1% of the population is in the U.S.

Sanders urged Democrats to support his effort to amend the bill so that it does more to help American working families.

After Republicans on Capitol Hill pointed out in recent days that the Congressional Budget Office acknowledged that the Inflation Reduction Act will have a negligible effect on inflation, conservatives complimented Sanders on social media.

Heritage Foundation Communications Director John Cooper tweeted that Bernie Sanders is more honest about this garbage bill than Joe Manchin.

A vote on Democrats' social spending and taxation bill was passed Saturday evening, setting up floor debate and a marathon vote-a-rama before a final vote on the legislation expected to be sometime Sunday.

What is important about this day is whether or not Democrats are going to stand up and fight for amendments and support amendments that address the critical needs of working families, Sanders told Fox News Digital earlier in the day. The amendments that I will offer probably have the support of 70 or 80 percent of the American people. We will see how much support they will be getting. Several other Democrats, however, are cool with Sanders' strategy. They think it creates unnecessary risk after they negotiated for more than a year to get a reconciliation bill their entire caucus could support.

Many of us believe that our number one goal is to make sure that this gets to the finish line without amendments that cause problems for its final passage, said Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. I will vote no on any amendment that compromises the bill's signature by the president. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, dismissed concerns and economists that the Inflation Reduction Act will have a minimal impact on record inflation that has continued to grow over the past year.

Schumer said in response to a letter from 230 economists who warned that the bill will add to inflation, "I don't know who that list is."