A group of conservative House Republicans has unveiled a proposal to drastically slash federal spending over the next decade, with cuts aimed at almost all areas of government except entitlements and the military. The Republican Study Committee's plan would take funding away from public housing, arts, humanities, international aid, environmental and energy programs — cutting $100 billion this year, and $2.5 trillion in total by 2021. The American people are "ready for the tough-love solutions," said committee chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) at the event's launch. "It doesn't fix everything but it's a good first step." Is it really?
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