New report causing GOP confusion, and concern about defections
April 14th, 2011
02:42 PM ET
4 years ago

New report causing GOP confusion, and concern about defections

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Washington (CNN)- House Republican leaders, already facing GOP defections over a spending bill many think doesn't cut enough, are now scrambling to stem Republican concern that what it does cut is only a fraction of what's being advertised.

At issue is a new report from the Congressional Budget Office that says while the spending bill does cut roughly $38 billion, only a small part of that – $352 million – will be realized this year.
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