Rep. Lauren Boebert (R‑CO) opposed the idea of a continuing resolution that would give the House 30 days to finish the budget.
The House has only submitted four appropriations bills to set the government’s budget for the year starting Oct. 1. There are eight more that have yet to advance. Still, Boebert suggested that slashing the budget would be a better solution than essentially only approving a partial budget via a continuing resolution, otherwise known as a stopgap.
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A Continuing Resolution is not a budget process.It just continues the same levels of spending for longer.Our national debt grows.The overspending continues.We spend $2 TRILLION more than we bring in as a government.If we don’t start cutting now, then when do we start?
— Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert) September 24, 2023
“A Continuing Resolution is not a budget process,” Boebert wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter. “It just continues the same levels of spending for longer. Our national debt grows. The overspending continues. We spend $2 TRILLION more than we bring in as a government. If we don’t start cutting now, then when do we start?”
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