South Carolina Senators Propose Billions in Spending Cuts

WASHINGTON– South Carolina’s U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott proposed hundreds of billions of dollars in federal spending cuts over the past year according to the National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF).

The NTUF recently released the results of a study which analyzed the fiscal impact of senators’ legislative agendas. The study cross-referenced the cost and savings of legislation introduced in the Senate with each senator’s sponsorship and co-sponsorship records.

According to the NTUF report, Graham proposed $144 billion in net budget cuts while Scott supported $138 billion.