Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Roskam Statement on House Passing Over $100 Billion In Cuts

Feb 19, 2011
Press Release


Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement after the House passed the Continuing Resolution, H.R. 1:


“House Republicans made good on their pledge to the American people today, passing historic spending cuts that will help remove barriers to job creation and begin to restore fiscal sanity.


Today marks an important shift in the culture of Washington: from a culture of spending without results to a culture of saving and fiscal responsibility. It stands in stark contrast to President Obama’s budget released this week – a failure that avoided difficult but necessary leadership.


Americans can be confident that Washington’s spending binge is over and Republicans will continue to work to remove barriers to private-sector job creation. This important step is just one in a series that Republicans are taking to boost future job growth and the long-term prosperity of America.”