Senator Mark Kirk responds to pending bipartisan agreement to prevent American default


Washington, DC – United States Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) released the following statement on the pending bipartisan agreement to prevent an American default:


“The best way to achieve economic stability, reassure our allies and strengthen financial markets is by tackling our unsustainable spending trend. This deal is a balance of immediate cuts and a promise of long-term reforms, coupled with a strong backstop. I am optimistic this bipartisan plan will pass with strong support from both parties and we can prevent an American default.”