Dems Stop Effort to Restore Military Pensions Favoring Tax Benefits for Illegal Aliens Instead

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., blocked a last-ditch effort by Republicans Thursday to restore full military pensions. Their proposal would have been paid for by denying tax credits to undocumented immigrants. Pensions to retired and disabled veterans were cut last month in a budget compromise hammered out by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wa., and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., according to the Washington Free Beacon. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., attempted to restore the pensions in the form of an Read more […]