Advocating on Behalf of the American Military and Defense on the War on Terror
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WASHINGTON- Defying a veto threat, the Republican-controlled House passed legislation Tuesday night to slice federal spending by $6 trillion and require a constitutional balanced budget amendment to be sent to the states in exchange for averting a threatened government default.The 234-190 vote marked the power of deeply conservative first-term Republicans, and stood in contrast to stirrings at the White House and in the Senate on a renewed effort at bipartisanship to solve the looming debt crisis.President Barack Obama and a startling number of Republican senators lauded a deficit-reduction plan put forward earlier in the day