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Romney's Spending Plan to Left of Senate GOP

Randy3153 Wrote: Jun 20, 2012 3:50 PM
To Obama 25% is not enough. To Romney 20% is a responsible short term goal. I believe that is over a $600Billion difference. In January 2013 either Obama or Romney will be president. To suggest that there are only minor differences is pretty silly.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has staked out a position on federal spending to the left of every Republican in the U.S. Senate.

On Dec. 14, the Senate voted on S.J. Res. 10, the proposed constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget sponsored by Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee of Utah. All 47 Senate Republicans voted for this constitutional amendment. All 53 Democrats voted against it.

Romney took no stand.

Romney did sign a "Cut, Cap and Balance" pledge, vowing to support a balanced budget amendment that would include an unspecified "spending limitation." However, he did not specifically support the Hatch-Lee...