With Democrats in the White House, Republicans have miraculously, and hypocritically, regained their "concern" over the debt ceiling. Through a yet-to-be-understood metamorphic process, every GOP senator suddenly forgot the past four years under Trump. During that period, the debt grew by nearly $8 trillion – yes, that is with a “T” – and moving the ceiling to allow the Treasury department to pay for that spending was never a problem.