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Press Release - Dreier Floor Statement on Budget Control Act Agreement

Aug 1, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David Dreier (R-CA), House Rules Committee Chairman, made the following statement today as he opened debate of the Budget Control Act agreement on the floor of the U.S. House:

“After weeks upon weeks of debate, we have arrived at the ultimate goal to which we were all committed: a bipartisan agreement to avert the debt ceiling crisis looming right before us. Even more important, we have crafted a plan that addresses the real, underlying challenge of our ballooning national debt.