‘Deemed’ Budgets

by Andrew Stiles

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.), ranking member on the Senate Budget Committee, has spent the better part of this year criticizing his Democratic colleagues for failing to produce a budget, something they shamefully haven’t done in over two years. Well, assuming this final debt deal passes, they’ll be off the hook for another year and a half. The final bill “deems” budget resolutions for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, sparing Democrats the indignity of having to vote on and pass an actual budget. More here.

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