Senator Thune comments on passage of Fiscal Responsibility Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- As part of the debt deal worked out between House republicans and President Biden some federal spending will be limited over the next few years.

South Dakota Senator John Thune says there are some roll backs.

Thune says the agreement calls for increases in the defense budget.

Thune says its difficult to get any agreement in this Congress.

Discretionary spending is about twenty five percent of the total federal budget.