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Zero percent of GOP insiders support passing ‘something close to President Obama’s budget.’

By Matt Corley  

"Zero percent of GOP insiders support passing ‘something close to President Obama’s budget.’"

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In its latest Congressional Insiders Poll, National Journal asked, “How should Congress respond to the recent deficit projections?” None of the Republican members of Congress surveyed said they should pass something resembling President Obama’s agenda:

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In arguing for why they want to “delay” Obama’s initiatives, one anonymous GOP lawmaker told National Journal, “Better yet, scrap ‘em. It’s pure nonsense to even consider this wild-eyed stuff in a recession.” “Where’s the money coming from to pay for socialized medicine, schools? And is deficit spending ever a real solution to making lives better?” said another.

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