YOUR KNIFE OR MINE?

THE G.O.P. REVOLUTION IS IN PERIL, AS TWO HOUSE COMMITTEES DO BATTLE OVER HOW TO CUT THE BUDGET

It was all supposed to get the ax: Government aid to U.S. companies to build power plants overseas; $14 million to buy land for a U.S. Army museum near the Pentagon; millions more for Tennessee Valley Authority recreational facilities. When House Republicans passed their budget last month, they brashly proclaimed they would rip out wasteful programs, even whole departments, by the roots. There would be no mere trimming and rearranging as the Democrats had done in the past. But so far, it's not working out that way. The big problem: someone forgot to tell the Republicans who run the House Appropriations...

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