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Daines needs our support

Editor:

I read and hear rhetoric aimed at our new Congressman Steve Daines, blaming Daines for the sequester cuts. I wanted to point out some facts in defense of Mr. Daines because the truth hasn't made its way out from the fray just yet.

Mr. Daines is serving his first term as Montana's only U.S. Congressman, and he was sworn in to office in January. The sequester was a plan crafted by President Barack Obama and the 112th Congress — sponsored by Tom Harkin, a Democrat from Iowa. Mr. Daines serves in the 113th Congress. I may sound like a guard dog, but Mr. Daines wasn't at the table when...

 

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