Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Cut, Cap and Balance Act, H.R. 2560 - #3091 -VIDEO: Rep. Paul Ryan on Debt Negotiations - Hannity - Fox (2) Robert Hurt: Statement in Support of the Cut, Cap and Balance Act

Rep. Paul Ryan on Debt Negotiations - Hannity - Fox - July 19, 2011.

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-VA) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 2560, the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act, which would put three significant spending reforms in place to help rein in out of control government spending. H.R. 2560 passed the House by a vote of 234-190. “Today’s vote was another action taken by the House to get our fiscal house in order to help grow the economy and create jobs for 5th District Virginians. “If we are serious about putting an end to the reckless government spending that has led to a $14 trillion debt, a $1.5 trillion deficit, and crippling economic uncertainty, we need to put in place both short and long term institutional spending reforms to change the culture in Washington and force the federal government to live within its means. “Once again delivering on the message sent by Central and Southside Virginians last November to rein in out of control government spending, the House has passed commonsense legislation that implements immediate and significant spending cuts, puts in place enforceable caps that reduce spending as a percentage of GDP, and requires the passage of a balanced budget amendment.  Read more.....

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