Senate releases text of Reid's sequester replacement bill

Republicans have said the measure is a gimmick that would not lead to real savings, and they have called on Democrats to focus on cutting waste.

Earlier today, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellThe Hill's 12:30 Report Garland confirmation vital to fair consideration of SCOTUS cases GOP urged to confirm Supreme Court nominee after Trump win MORE (R-Ky.) said Reid's bill goes against President Obama's preferred plan of replacing the sequester with new taxes.

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