Lucas Views Ryan Budget Number as "Guidance"

March 14, 2013 10:29 AM

The House budget plan introduced this week by Congressman Paul Ryan calls for $30 billion in cuts in farm programs over the next decade.  But, in an exclusive interview with AgriTalk Radio's Mike Adams, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas said the $30 billion figure is "guidance."  He added, "Guidance is the instructions my father gave me as a teenager that I did my best to follow, but I did what I did. Wink wink, nod nod."


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