The Ryan-Murray budget deal undid the required spending cuts called sequestration. These spending cuts were designed to pay for the August 2011 debt limit increase. Voting for this deal increased spending and taxes immediately and relied on a future Congress to keep potential spending cuts, despite the irony that the Representatives voting in favor of this legislation canceled out previously agreed to spending cuts. The deal was approved in the House 332 – 94 on Dec. 12, 2013.
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Conservative position: NO