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5 Things to Know About Congress’ Latest Budget-Busting Deal


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Congressional leaders on Wednesday announced their latest budget-busting deal.

The plan would provide a much-needed boost to defense spending, but fails in almost all other areas. Over the next two years, it would raise the Budget Control Act caps by $296 billion with only a third of that being paid for.

This agreement would raise spending by $153 billion more than the previous two budget deals combined. It would guarantee that about a trillion dollars is added to the debt this year and is an affront to any remaining hope of fiscal responsibility.—More….

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