Senate Democrats

Shot/Chaser: Kyl Opposing Deficit Reduction Proposal He Already Voted For

SHOT

Kyl Says He Will Block Reid Deficit Proposal Because It Includes War Savings.
“Jon Kyl tells me he expects Rs to block Reid plan because of how Iraq/Afghanistan savings are considered. politi.co/n7XTD2 <http://t.co/OzbnFQl> ”  [Tweet by Politico’s Manu Raju, 7/25/11 <http://twitter.com/#!/mkraju/status/95592964717424640> ]

CHASER

Kyl Voted For Ryan Budget That Included Exact Same War Savings.
In May, Kyl voted for the Ryan budget plan. According to Ryan’s own budget documents, his $5.8 trillion in spending cuts includes the very same savings from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars that Kyl says he now opposes. [Vote 77, 5/25/11 <http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=112&session=1&vote=00077> ; Path to Prosperity, Summary Tables, 4/11/11 <http://budget.house.gov/UploadedFiles/SummaryTables.pdf> ]

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