Inflation Reduction Act

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Bill Gates spoke at Goalkeepers 2017, at Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)

Bill Gates endorses Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act

Billionaire Bill Gates is actively promoting the new Democrat-proposed spending bill due to its “climate change” provisions. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Gates claimed the so-called Inflation Reduction Act could be the most important piece of “climate legislation” in American history.

FILE - Sen Kevin Cramer, R-ND, speaks during a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee oversight hearing, May 20, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP, File)

Sen. Cramer: Inflation Reduction Act is absurd

While Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is defending his “about-face” on the Inflation Reduction Act, Republicans are criticizing the bill. On Thursday, Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) said it’s absurd to raise taxes on “job creators” during a recession.