Tina Korbe of The Heritage Foundation, my employer, interviewed House Freshman on spending cuts. Korbe interviewed Representatives Mike Kelly (R-PA), Renee Ellmers (R-NC), Allen West (R-FL), Chip Cravaack (R-MN), Steve Southerland (R-FL) and James Lankford (R-OK). West declares in the video that “it takes 5 miles to turn an aircraft carrier and if we don’t start now, we will never get this ship, the U.S.S. America, righted so that we can launch into a new future.” Agreed.
The time to start cutting is this week on the Continuing Resolution (CR) while the House has an opportunity to send a bill to the Senate with at least $100 billion in cuts. Today is a big day in the House and we shall see how debate proceeds on the hundreds of amendments to the CR.
Korbe writes over at The Foundry that a hundred billion is a great start.
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