Statements about Federal Budget
"Expanding Medicaid would require borrowing more money, drastically expanding our deficit."
"70,000 three-year-olds and four-year-olds across America will lose access to the preschool Head Start program. ... 2,000 in the state of Florida alone."
"Congresswoman Frederica Wilson successfully postpones closure of the North Perry airport tower."
"Report that #GOP insisting on changes to Social Security as part of #fiscalcliff false. BTW those changes are supported by @barackobama."
Says Connie Mack initially said he would have voted "yes" for the Paul Ryan budget plan, and then, "you said it was stupid and you would vote no. And then your folks corrected you, and you changed your position again, yes."
Says Connie Mack’s Penny Plan would cut "over $200 billion out of Medicare, over $1 trillion out of Social Security. ... $3 trillion out of defense."
Says his deficit plan "made some adjustments to (Simpson-Bowles), and we're putting it forward before Congress right now, a $4 trillion plan."
Says President Barack Obama is responsible for pending defense cuts.
"President Obama has no plan to reduce the deficit, let alone pay down the debt."
Says Paul Ryan "tried to change the whole game" for Social Security
Bill Nelson’s vote for the Affordable Care Act "cuts $500 billion from Medicare to pay for new government programs."
John Mica "voted to borrow $10 trillion."
President Obama has "added $4 billion in debt every day."
The health care law could cost up to $2 trillion, "double what we were promised."
The Mack Penny Plan for the federal budget "would balance our budget by 2019" and "continues to gain support."
National debt plus unfunded liabilities adds up to $520,000 per American household.
U.S. Rep. Allen West wants to bring back earmarks.
Says Sen. Bill Nelson voted to spend "$144,541 to see how monkeys react under the influence of cocaine."
The RESTORE Act started as an "effort to dedicate as much BP fine money as possible towards Gulf Coast restoration" but now "could steer money to places like the Great Lakes and West Coast."
Says Barack Obama "promised he would cut the deficit in half" but didn’t.
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