Our country is at a critical junction. With our national debt now over $20 trillion, the federal government cannot continue to spend money it doesn't have. It is now more important than ever that we focus federal resources on keeping our country safe though defense and diplomacy, invest in programs that deliver results for Americans on Main Street and create jobs, and ensure our social safety nets are put on a sustainable course for those who truly need them.
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WASHINGTON– Today the House voted on two separate spending bills totaling over 2,300 pages to keep the government funded through the 2020 fiscal year. The two gargantuan pieces of legislation totaled nearly $1.4 trillion in government spending and passed less than a day after introduction. While one of the bills increases pay for American troops and includes several national security and defense priorities received support from the Congressman, he sharply criticized the process as a whole. Tipton supported H.R.