“Cut, Cap and Balance,” the Debt Ceiling and Federal Spending

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Cato Institute Scholars Dan Mitchell and Chris Edwards evaluate the plans offered by Republicans for lowering federal spending using a so-called “Cut, Cap and Balance” proposal that would make small cuts to federal spending in the short run, cap federal spending at a higher share of GDP than the last years of the Clinton Administration, and balance the federal budget using a tax-limited balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Video produced by Caleb O. Brown and Austin Bragg.

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