$17 Trillion in Debt? No Problem

This week, the House is expected to vote on the Kids First Research Act (H.R. 2019), which would eliminate taxpayer financing of party conventions and reprogram savings to a 10-year pediatric research initiative via the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  While no one questions the intent, these funds would be best used for deficit reduction, not the creation of a new program.  

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