Conservatives Pushing Massive Cuts to Federal Spending

Darling, Brian
March 2011
Human Events;3/7/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p19
The article discusses the moves by the conservative members of the U.S. Congress to achieve sharp cutbacks in the proposed spending by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama as of March 2011. It reports on the 61 billion dollars in cutbacks that were approved by the House of Representatives. The House also abolished funding for ObamaCare, abortion and environmental global-warming laws. The proposal of Senator Mike Lee to amend the constitution to require a Federal balanced budget is also cited.


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