GOP Pushes for $61 Billion in Budget Cuts

The two parties are still far apart on a permanent solution to the budget standoff


There are other bipartisan cuts to be made—a recent government report identified billions in duplicative federal spending—but those probably won't be enough to get the parties on the same page. In order to fund the government for the next seven months, both parties will likely have to make painful concessions. It will be clear within two weeks whether or not they'll be able to do it.

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