(Washington, DC) – Representative Daniel Webster (FL-10) issued this statement today following passage of a budget that would set spending levels over $1 trillion for each of the next two years:

“The bipartisan effort put into this budget is admirable, but all of the savings come way down the line – in some cases more than 10 years from now – when they are less likely to be fully realized. While imperfect, the agreement signed into law two years ago called ‘sequestration’ is a tool that has held our spending under control as we were supposed to be working towards a larger solution to get us out of the fiscal ditch we have dug for the next generation.

“The simple fact is that our government spends too much. Our country remains in a crisis of excessive spending, and we cannot return to this path of trillion dollar budgets.”


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