House members talked about disagreements between some members of the House and Senate on the size of tax cuts and the fiscal year 2004… read more
House members talked about disagreements between some members of the House and Senate on the size of tax cuts and the fiscal year 2004 federal budget. Following prepared remarks, they responded to questions from reporters. Representatives, who were under the impression that a $550 billion limit for tax cuts had been agreed upon, were particularly incensed about possible alleged “deal-breaking” by some senators. Senator Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, pledged on the senate floor to hold tax cuts to a $350 billion limit after Republican Senators McCain, Snowe, Chafee, and Voinovich threatened to vote against the budget resolution. close
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- Sue Myrick U.S. Representative [R] North Carolina
- James Nussle U.S. Representative [R] Iowa
- Deborah Pryce U.S. Representative [R] Ohio