Sen. Ron Johnson on Federal Budgets: 'Im happy to start cutting agencies'Submitted by emalvini on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 00:08
Sen. Ron Johnson on Federal Budgets: 'Im happy to start cutting agencies'
Alex Pappas | Political Reporter
10:36 PM 01/06/2013
As the debate over raising the country’s debt ceiling starts to heat up, Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is calling for new budget cuts in all federal agencies as a way to rein in spending.
“I’m happy to start cutting agencies,” Johnson said in a phone interview with The Daily Caller last week.
“I think pretty much across the board is how you do it,” the Republican lawmaker said. “I truly believe that any of these agencies could easily withstand a 10 or 20 percent across the board cut and still be able to perform their function.”