Never one to be satisfied with “conservative enough,” North Jersey’s Scott Garrett (R-Wantage) is co-sponsoring a Republican Study Committee (RSC) alternative to Budget Chairman Paul Ryan’s celebrated FY 2012 budget proposal. Ryan’s plan would cut approximately $6 trillion over the next decade; Garrett’s version would nix $9 trillion over the same period.
Rep. Garrett visited with a famous constituent (Lou Dobbs) to discuss the issue as well as some of the more nuanced differences between the competing Republican proposals:
Is Garrett splitting hairs here? Or does he have a valid reason to buck the leadership?