Sen. Sessions Addresses Last-Minute Cancellation Of Budget Mark-Up

“I truly believe the president decided, not long after the Simpson-Bowles commission met, that he was not going to make tough decisions on tough spending issues. Harry Reid decided the same thing. For three years—through a systemic, deliberate, planned effort—they have violated the statutory requirement to bring up a budget, avoided having multiple votes that when you move a budget forward you are entitled to have—50 hours of debate and amendments—and it is kind of a sad thing, frankly.”