Following through on a threat, House Republicans have proposed cutting the State Department's budget to protest its slow response in producing documents related to the investigation of the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
A House panel has unveiled a $578.6 billion spending plan that includes a pay raise for military men and women, money to continue building the aircraft that protects ground troops and funds to fight terrorism.
Governor Steve Bullock made statements upon the plan written up by House Republicans last Thursday. While Bullocks proposed plan, would invest money for the future and make a responsible budget, he says that the Republican plan, will only ignore issues.
The Republican-led House passed a $10 billion budget bill just hours after Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock threatened to veto it for failing to fund critical services such as protecting children from abuse.
The GOP-led House Budget Committee has given party-line approval to a sweeping balanced budget plan that adds $36 billion to President Barack Obama's request for overseas war funds but with restrictions on the money that are opposed by a sizable bloc of the party's defense hawks.