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Breaking news: Rehberg votes against GOP budget plan

 


U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., broke with his party and rejected a proposed $6 trillion spending cut plan that was approved on a near party-line vote on Friday.

"I simply won't support any plan until I know for a fact that Montana's seniors will be protected." Rehberg said in a replease.

Most Republicans voted for the plan, which was proposed by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis. Every Democrat voted against it. It was approved in the GOP-dominated House, 235-193.

While Rehberg said he favors many of the aspects of the Ryan plan, "there are still too many unanswered questions...



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