Statements about Federal Budget

Virginia is "the No. 1 recipient of federal dollars."

Says President Barack Obama "spent nearly a trillion dollars on make-work government jobs."

"The largest enterprise in the world is the federal government of the United States of America"

"The average rate of fraud" in the Earned Income Tax Credit, Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps programs "is 20 to 25 percent."  

"Sens. Isakson’s, Chambliss’ Votes Against Unemployment Insurance Were Votes to Kill Nearly 6,000 Georgia Jobs."

Members of the military don’t "contribute toward their pension."

The Murray-Ryan deal "is the first divided-government budget agreement since 1986."

"Medicare costs have slowed down dramatically. In fact, the first two months of this fiscal year, Medicare costs were down even in nominal terms relative to the previous year."

"The economy bled $24 billion" due to the government shutdown.

"I did not support the sequester."

The U.S. Department of Defense spends $80 million a year on prostate cancer research, $25 million a year on ovarian cancer research and $150 million a year on breast cancer research.

The United States "has never been richer, if you look at per capita GDP."

Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."

"Our national debt is as low as it has been since World War II."

"The national debt is on track to double during Obama’s presidency."  

"When you add a dollar value to mandates," government took almost 50 percent "of the American people’s money."

Common Core "is not from the federal government," they "do not have their fingerprints on this thing at all."

"Woodrow Wilson borrowed $30 billion to fund World War I in 1917. That money has not been paid back. And we are still paying interest on it."

"I never was in favor of shutting down the government. … (I) voted to fund the government fully."

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