CRFB Identifies $1 Trillion-Plus in Common-Ground Savings

In a release today, CRFB highlighted the overlapping policies between the most prominent fiscal plans, identifying over $1 trillion in commonalities.

CRFB argues that what the country really needs is a $4 trillion-plus deficit reduction plan.

But given time constraints and the need to raise the debt ceiling as soon as possible, lawmakers should at least be looking at substantial down payments in areas where consensus already exists. The more savings, the better.

Click here to see the full table of overlapping policies.