A Wind of Change with Bernie Sanders as Budget Chair?
Bernie Sanders becomes chairman of the important Budget Committee in the US-Senat. Rob Johnson talks about the importance of the position and what Sanders' appointment may mean for future policies.
PUBLISHED25. JANUARY 2021
READING TIME1 MIN
As Chair of the Senate Budget Committee, Bernie Sanders can force votes on Medicare for All and cuts to the military budget. He will face opposition from the GOP and within the Democratic Party. Rob Johnson was a Senior Economist for the Budget Committee and Chief Economist for the Senate Banking Committee. He joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast to discuss what the appointment of Bernie Sanders may mean for potential progressive policies in the future.