As the battle continues to cut money from bloated federal beaurocies Democrats and Republicans continue to deflect responsibility. The House passed a budget plan in February. The Senate has yet to present a budget bill. House Ppeaker John Boehner, Senate President Harry Reid and President Obama continue negotiations behind closed doors. Congressman Denny Rehberg is hoping for more transparency in the process and says this could have been avoided.

Continuing resolutions have funded the Federal Government for the last 6 months.