Durbin: Get Recovery Right BEFORE You Cut Deficit

"Dick" Durbin
Reuters - WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) - Democratic leaders called on Wednesday for new spending and tax cuts to boost the sluggish U.S. economy, setting up a fresh hurdle for bipartisan efforts to head off a government debt default this summer. At the same time, a new report warned that the country could face a European-style debt crisis unless Washington cuts spending or raises taxes.

"Get the recovery right before you get in this deficit-cutting mode," Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Dick Durbin told reporters. "Get people back to work." Read full story here: News New Mexico


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