Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill that would claw back $15 billion in appropriated spending, following the lead of President Donald Trump, who submitted a rescission request earlier this month.

“Yes, a $15 billion spending reduction is a drop in the bucket compared to a $15 trillion debt,” Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said in a statement provided to The Daily Signal.

“But we have to start cutting spending somewhere,” Lee said of the bill introduced Friday. “Because if we don’t,

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