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89 CBO employees on chopping block under Holman Rule amendment

Three Republican lawmakers introduced an amendment to a “minibus” of four appropriations bills that would eliminate the Budget Analysis Division of the Congressional Budget Office, and therefore the positions and salaries of 89 employees at CBO. It’s the first time members of Congress have used the Holman Rule since the House reinstated it back in January.

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