Budget deal a step backward: Opposing view

Budget deal a step backward: Opposing view

Michael A. Needham 10:45 p.m. EST December 10, 2013

More spending and higher fees.

While imperfect, the sequester has proved to be an effective tool in reducing base discretionary spending. Nonetheless, conservatives have expressed a willingness to alter the budget caps established by the 2011 debt ceiling deal in exchange for immediate and substantive structural reforms that significantly reduce spending and address the real drivers of our debt.

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