Bush Invited to Join Budget-Cutting Effort

“House Republicans say President Bush must become engaged–personally making phone calls and twisting arms–if he wants the House to approve the $53.9 billion spending-cut plan that party leaders are struggling to shepherd through this week.” (Washington Times, Monday)

Over the next five years, the federal government will spend $13.8 trillion. You do the math.

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