Sessions questions math in Democrats’ budget

Alabama Republican says deficit reduction not as high as suggested

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The House proposal, written by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, cleared the chamber's budget committee late Wednesday along a party-line vote. It calls for $4.6 trillion in spending cuts during the next decade and would repeal “Obamacare,” to be replaced by different system of health care reform.

The Ryan budget plan also is likely will pass the full House with a mostly partisan vote, though it also stands no chance in the Democratic-controlled Senate.

Stephen Dinan contributed to this article.

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