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Congressman Explains GOP Schism Over Budget Battle

Friday, March 18, 2011

We're not repudiating leadership on the end game, we're just saying, 'We were sent here with a mission, the mission was to reign in spending, and we are going to be more conservative than others are in the Senate on this, so we want to push the bargaining position as far as we can.'

—Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ) talking about his "no" vote on the continuing resolution to fund the federal government for three more weeks on the Brian Lehrer Show.

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