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Sen. Paul Issues Statement on His FY2013 Budget: A Platform to Revitalize America

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Location: Washington, DC

At a press conference in the U.S. Capitol this afternoon, Sen. Rand Paul laid out the details of his FY2013 budget, "A Platform to Revitalize America," a plan that would balance the budget in five years, significantly reduce federal government spending, and restore fiscal order to Washington. He was joined by Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), both of whom have also introduced budgets for FY2013, yet Senate Democrats have not done so for over three years.

Following the press conference, Sen. Paul issued the following statement.

"The biggest problem facing our country right now is the out-of-control spending and borrowing in Washington. We need a budget that presents a clear vision for the future and puts us on a sustainable path toward growth. Several budget proposals will be considered by the Senate this week including A Platform to Revitalize America. Unlike the Obama Democrat proposal for more unsustainable spending, my plan addresses this country's looming debt crisis in a timely manner. This budget proposal not only includes needed entitlement reform and regulatory relief but fixes our broken tax code, incentivizes investment and jumpstarts our economy."

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