Our national debt is not only a threat to our financial security, it is also a threat to our national security.
Our national debt currently sits at over $20 trillion. The harsh reality is that our children and grandchildren will be forced to clean up this fiscal mess.
Mimi has supported a 10-year balanced budget amendment that will force Washington to live within its means. She has voted in favor of cutting government spending by more than $5 trillion and will continue to look for ways to cut wasteful spending.
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As President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address, I was not surprised to hear more of the same tired rhetoric and failed policies that have marked this presidency. Over the past seven years, Americans have been subject to aggressive federal government overreach, which has impacted every aspect of their lives.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mimi Walters (CA-45) today released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 2029 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, the fiscal year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill that funds the federal government through September 30, 2016.