Friday, July 15, 2011

Robert Hurt - #3076 - VIDEO: Robert Hurt Delivers Remarks Regarding the Debt Crisis and the Need to Rein in Government Spending


Robert Hurt Delivers Remarks Regarding the Debt Crisis and the Need to Rein in Government Spending - Congressman Robert Hurt (R-VA) today delivered the following remarks on the House floor regarding the debt crisis and the need to rein in government spending. You can watch the video of his floor remarks HERE:  “Madam Speaker, today I rise to address the urgent need to rein in the out of control government spending that has led this nation into a dire debt crisis that is hindering job creation and threatens the very future of our country.  “The people of Virginia’s 5th District understand the importance of this issue. I continually hear from my constituents – Republicans, Democrats, and Independents – who say that that if we are serious about turning this economy around and if we are serious about preserving this country for our children and our grandchildren, we must put an immediate end to Washington’s irresponsible and reckless spending.  Our nation is now facing a 14 trillion dollar debt and 1.5 trillion dollar deficit. We are borrowing over 4 billion dollars a day and over 40 cents on every dollar we spend.  And as the President continues to request an increase in the debt limit while remaining steadfast in his call for hundreds of billions of dollars of job-crushing tax hikes, we are reminded of the need to put in place both short and long term fixes that will help restore fiscal discipline in our nation’s Capitol once and for all.  Read more.......

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