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Congressman Adrian Smith

Representing the 3rd District of Nebraska

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Smith Statement on Budget

July 26, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement today after voting against the Mnuchin-Pelosi budget deal:

“I cannot support a budget which raises spending this much without needed budget reforms. By lifting budget caps and raising the debt ceiling without corresponding spending cuts, we only push the problem to a later date without a solution.”

This budget agreement raises budget caps by $321 billion and suspends the debt ceiling until July of 2021. It passed the House by a vote of 284-149.

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