Congressman Kevin Cramer (R-ND) Joins Group Of Bipartisan Freshmen Members To Call On House Leadership To Address Nations Fiscal Crisis
Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer (R-ND) joined a bi-partisan group of freshmen members of Congress, in sending a letter to Speaker John Boehner, Leader Nancy Pelosi and the President Obama, to address the fiscal crisis facing the country. With burdensome debt and trillion dollar deficits, this group of Republicans and Democrats pledge to work together in a bipartisan manner to promote solutions to curb the federal spending problem.
The members of the group held a news conference today, to kick off what they call, “United Solution Caucus.” The group met after sending a letter to the President and House leadership outlining a “framework” citing 3 key principles which address spending, look at revenue and promote economic growth. Several member stressed the importance of working together across the aisle in order to bring forth legislation that will benefit the American people.
“Besides serving as a framework for collaborative problem solving, I hope this act encourages other colleagues at all levels of seniority and provides hope to the American public that Congress is a functional organization where people not only love their country but also care about each other,” Cramer said. “Cooperation begins with relationships and sharing the load as well as the glory. I am hopeful the freshman class of the 113th Congress will make a difference.”
“United Solutions Caucus,” is comprised of over thirty freshmen members of Congress, both Republicans and Democrats. The group is committed to the principles of preserving Medicare and Social Security, promoting economic growth to generate revenue, cutting spending, identifying efficiencies and consolidations, and stopping Medicaid fraud in order to secure the fiscal health of our nation.
Click this link to watch Congressman Cramer's remarks at the news conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=an9L3cAoh3k&feature=youtu.be