Club for Growth Blog
02/11/2013

Club for Growth: No Promised Future Cuts Are Acceptable Sequestration Replacements

Link to Article: http://www.clubforgrowth.org/perm/pr/?postID=1190
 Club for Growth President Chris Chocola: “Congress should not pass a sequestration replacement that replaces real spending cuts now with promised future cuts.”  

Washington, DC - The Club for Growth issued the following statement on recent proposals to replace sequestration: 

“Congress should not pass a sequestration replacement that replaces real spending cuts now with promised future cuts,” said Club for Growth President Chris Chocola. “Both the McCain/Graham/Ayotte proposal to replace sequestration with attrition of federal employees and the House GOP sequestration replacement proposal that pushes the cuts into the out years flunk that test and are fiscally irresponsible. The Club for Growth opposes allowing Congress to punt yet again on addressing our spending problem.” 

“Congress should keep the promise that it made when both parties voted for the Budget Control Act and enforce sequestration. We expect that the next continuing resolution will fund the government at this level and we urge House Republicans to include deeper cuts, entitlement reform, and stop funding ObamaCare,” added Chocola.


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