McConnell: "If Government Spending Were The Answer to an Economic Slowdown, We'd Be In a Boom-Time Right Now"

Senator Mitch McConnell on the senate floor today says increasing spending and raising taxes is off the table.

"We've seen the consequences of giving Washington a blank check. It's the reason we're in the mess to begin with. My message to the president is really quite simple, it's time for Washington to focus on fixing itself. It's time for Washington to take the hit, not the taxpayers"