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Obama Budget Director Refuses to Admit President’s Plan Hikes Spending

In a hearing before the Senate Budget Committee yesterday, Office of Management and Budget director Cynthia Burwell refused to answer a simple question from Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) about whether the Obama administration’s proposed 2015 budget increases spending above the levels provided in the Ryan-Murray budget agreement passed last December. Watch the exchange between Sessions and Burwell below:


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