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Buttigieg Claims Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget Proposal Is ‘Responsible’

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday claimed President Biden’s $6 trillion budget proposal is “responsible” despite criticism from both Republicans and Democrats.

Buttigieg’s defense came during an appearance on Fox News Sunday when he was asked to respond to a warning by former Obama administration official Larry Summers that a number of Biden’s policies could cause inflation.

“This is a responsible budget and importantly all of the proposals for spending and investment in this budget are paid for,”

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