Proposed budget cuts aren’t really cuts, critics argue

Bethany Blankley  |  April 10, 2019

A Senate budget resolution that some say contains 'draconian cuts' actually increases spending overall, economist Daniel J. Mitchell at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) argues. … ‘And consider we are talking about budget cuts, which is about plans, not results,’ Bergman said. ‘There are words, and there are deeds. Budgets are prospective planning tools, at best. At worst, they are deceptive rhetorical tools. In the results, we've had significant deterioration in our federal government's finances in the last decade.’

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