And, the “Awesome Question of the Week” award goes to… ABC News Chief White House correspondent, Jonathan Karl, for asking Paul Ryan this after Ryan tried to blame the sequester solely on Democrats and President Obama.
“But…but, but Congressman, I’ve heard you say this and this had been a talking point for Republicans for a long time, ‘this was the president’s idea’ on and on and on. But let’s look at your own words, what you said right after the law putting this in place was passed in August of 2011. These are your words, you said,”
What conservatives like me have been fighting for, for years, are statutory caps on spending, legal caps in law that says government agencies cannot spend over a set amount of money. And if they breach that amount across the board, sequester comes in to cut that spending, and you can’t turn that off without a supermajority vote. We got that in law. That is here.
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