Skip to comments.'Historic' deal to avoid government shutdown
Posted on 04/08/2011 8:46:01 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
WASHINGTON Perilously close to a government shutdown, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders forged agreement late Friday night on a deal to cut more than $37 billion in federal spending and avert the first closure in 15 years.
Obama hailed the deal as "the biggest annual spending cut in history," and House Speaker John Boehner said that over the next decade it would cut government spending by $500 billion.
"This is historic, what we've done," said the third man in the talks, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.
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Hardly.. when compared to the debt racked under the DEms since '07 and Obammy since '09
What a bunch of PUSSIES! The GOP is worthless.
Boner just handed a huge immoral victory to Satan and the democrats.
..instead, now the GoP will get drug thru the complicit mud for not doing more and earlier as the media reverse spins this latest charade to forestall a gubamint sutdown..
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner (C) announces a budget deal in the Capitol in Washington April 8, 2011. Boehner said on Friday that a deal had been struck on funding the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year that ends on Sept. 30, ending fears of a government shutdown. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
These people are on DRUGS!I suggest people move out of this country quickly.
US House Speaker John Boehner told fellow Republicans he had reached a deal with the White House to avert a government shutdown with barely more than an hour to spare, officials said. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
Ron Paul 2012. Wake up! Two years work backing the GOP. For this!!!
Yep, and conservatives will believe every word of the slime.
If Dingy Harry likes it it can’t be good for the country.
37 billion! LOL!!! That’s chump change during the era of Barry Soetoro! I guess the “Planned Parenthood” baby killers still get their money though, huh?
Amazing is it not? I wonder if this will shake some of our local conservatives out of their trance?
Whoopee!!!! We took back a fraction of 1% of a 1.5 trillion dollar deficit!!!
I’m so excited!!!
I can’t believe it!!!
can I hurl now?
I don’t believe Boehner, Reid, or Obama. The American people have repeatedly voted for failed “leadership.” They are to blame.
Boner saves Cowboy Poetry and kills the children. Great Legacy.
You mean we won’t all die tonight???
Keep in mind we haven't had a real GOP budget yet.
They managed to get some cuts on what should have been a Dem budget...we'll see what they do with the Ryan plan.
So they think this fight is going to be any easier in the 2012 budget year?
Absolutely critical that they put this 2012 with a few trillion in cuts on Obama’s desk as soon as possible. This one better be a take it or leave it.
They can’t spend jack without the Reps writing the appropriation or putting it in the budget.
I am with the Pauls, 30 years is too long, we need to get this debt crisis nipped in the bud. We should do this in less than 10 years or we will be at least a Japan and we could be a Portugal.