Statements about Federal Budget
"The U.S. spends more money on its military than the 16 biggest military budgets in the world" combined.
Federal money for Medicaid expansion "is guaranteed for a few years and then goes away."
The health care law reduces "the number of uninsured in America by 3 percent for how much money? $2 trillion."
The National Science Foundation awarded $700,000 to fund a climate change musical.
"Ralph Hall has never voted to raise the debt ceiling."
Says Sen. Thad Cochran "voted to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on ... the Bridge to Nowhere in Alaska instead of shifting the money to repair a bridge damaged by Hurricane Katrina."
"A child born in America today will inherit $1.5 million in debt the moment they're placed in their mother's arms."
Says Dan Patrick "supported giving a $5,000 taxpayer-funded voucher to every family to buy a car."
"It isn't me cutting the budget. It's the Congress' decision on sequestration. So it isn't secretary of defense or the president doing this."
"Federal government reneging" on Medicaid payments to Wisconsin caused about $240 million in extra costs in the 2013-’15 state budget.
Says Lamar Smith "sponsored the bill that funded Obamacare."
Under current policies, "we're going to reduce the overall debt of the United States by $3 trillion over the next 10 years."
"Chained CPI would save $1 trillion in the second decade off the federal budget debt," a report shows.
"The budget I managed at the Department of Education was more than $60 million."
"Nonpartisan government analysts say Obamacare will cost our economy up to 2.5 million jobs."
Says North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis "supports a plan that would end Medicare as we know it."
Mark Warner voted for "nearly $1 trillion in new taxes and $7 trillion in new debt."
The cost of the food stamp program is at an all-time high.
Virginia is "the No. 1 recipient of federal dollars."
Says President Barack Obama "spent nearly a trillion dollars on make-work government jobs."
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