July 15, 2005: Senate Balks at Implementing Budget Cuts (AP)

  • “What they’ve done is cut defense $7 billion over what the budget said so they can put money into the Labor-HHS bill and other areas and then they take $7 billion from the cushion supposedly to pay for the war and fund the Defense Department’s routine needs,” said Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. “They’re not being honest with the American people.”