Mrs. Pelosi calls this “bold reform,” but the better word is brazen. Voters rebuked House Democrats in November by cutting their majority to its narrowest since the 1940s, but don’t expect that to slow them on their mission to transform America.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
EDITORIAL: Pelosi’s Revealing House Rules
...The Pelosi rules also carve out two key exceptions to Democratic pay-as-you-go budget promises. Democrats talk up “paygo” every election year, claiming Congress will offset new spending with cuts elsewhere. But Mrs. Pelosi lets paygo lapse when convenient, and her new rules give the House Budget Chairman unilateral authority to exempt from paygo any spending on Covid-19 or climate change.