Herrera Beutler gives weekly Republican address

first_imgU.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, delivered the weekly Republican address on Saturday.In the address, the fresman 3rd District congresswoman said senators should confront President Barack Obama on his veto threat and approve $61 billion in spending cuts. She said senators should “step up” and follow the House to rein in federal spending. But the House bill does not have enough support to pass the Senate. It’s unclear what progress can be made toward compromise with Congress headed on a 10-day vacation.Beutler accused Obama of staying on the sidelines instead of offering a long-term spending plan.And she blamed an “army of lobbyists” in Washington for blocking efforts to address the country’s debt. She said gridlock is preventing the job creation the country needs. Click here to see a video of her address.last_img

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