Connect to Congress: Some in GOP troubled by budget deal's projected deficits

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., was one of many Republicans who supported a bipartisan budget agreement last week. Others in his party blasted the plan's deficit spending as "hypocritical" and "morally wrong." (SBG)

While some Republicans on Capitol Hill are celebrating a bipartisan budget agreement because it provides two years of certainty and predictability in defense spending, others remain concerned that the plan increases both military and domestic funding without offsets to dampen its effect on the national debt.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off