Rep. Jim Banks: American Families Live Within Their Budgets Every Day – Government Should, Too

CNS News | 7/2/2019 | Staff
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Since American families are able to live within their budgets, the federal government should be able to do the same, Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) said, discussing the nation’s $22 trillion debt.

In a June 26, 2019 House address, Rep. Banks urged his colleagues to reduce non-defense funding in a $24.5 billion spending bill and stay within budget, just as Americans successfully do “each and every day”:

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“The bill before us today proposes to spend $24.5 billion, which is more than $1.4 billion over last year’s total. This puts us further down a path toward busting the budget caps. Mr. Chair, I respect my colleagues on the other side of the aisle, but I sincerely worry that they do not understand the dangers that...
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