POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Lawmakers React To President Trump’s Budget Proposal
POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Lawmakers react to President Trump’s budget proposal
Lawmakers react to Trump’s budget
WASHINGTON — Members of Southwest Georgia’s congressional delegation followed party lines on Thursday in reacting to President Trump’s proposed federal budget. The budget adds $54 billion to defense spending that is offset by spending cuts in other areas.
U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany, called it a “recipe for disaster for our country.”
U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., said the spending blueprint showed Trump was “keeping his promises” while applying “an outsider’s outsider approach to our government’s overrun budget” and reallocating money “to meet our country’s most pressing needs.” U. …