I spent some time with Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (R.-Ga.) at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington D.C. on February 10th, 2011. Congressman Price is one of the leaders of the newly elected Republican majority in the House of Representatives and stands at the forefront of the battles on healthcare and the budget.
I asked the Congressman about the budget, specifically on the projected cuts laid out by the House Republicans in their “Pledge to America.” As my colleague Emily Miller wrote earlier last week, the Republicans seem to be falling short of their promise of $100b in cuts. So I asked Rep. Price what’s the story.
Here’s his answer: