The congressman said that while there is a deficit that needs to be reduced, this plan is cutting the wrong corners.
“We have found that nearly a billion dollars worth of services that are provided by different government programs are getting cut. Yet programs like [those of] the Department of Defense are held almost entirely harmless,” Weiner said.
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers has stated that the total debt has run up to $14 trillion.
“This legislation includes the largest reduction in discretionary spending in the history of our nation, five times larger than any other discretionary cut package ever considered by the House,” Rogers said in a press release. “The CR contains over $100 billion in cuts compared to Read more…