Top Republican rules out compromise on budget

Apr 2, 2011 : Jeff Sessions, US senator from Alabama, tells the FT’s James Politi that the $61bn in spending cuts Republicans are shooting for this year should be adopted in full. To curb America’s long term fiscal woes, Mr Sessions lauds the upcoming House Republican proposal, but says the chances of a bipartisan deal to cut entitlements is slim because of a failure of leadership at the White House and among Senate Democrats.
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