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Need surplus, not balanced budget, to reduce national debt

Q: What government spending would you reduce in order to balance the budget?

A: The goal is not to balance the budget, but to have a surplus and reduce the national debt. Reduce the military budget, abolish Departments of Health and Human Services, Education, Housing and Urban Development, Homeland Security, Energy, and NASA, saving 335, and abolish Medicare and Medicaid, saving about 750. That total reduction of about 1.4 trillion dollars would be enough to create a small surplus in a normal year.

Source: AFA iVoterGuide on 2020 New Mexico Senate race , Nov 3, 2020

Market-led recovery better than stimulus

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Stimulus better than market-led recovery"?

A: Strongly oppose

Source: OnTheIssues interview for 2020 New Mexico race , May 1, 2020

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