Senator Conrad says will support deficit-reduction plan

WASHINGTON (BestGrowthStock) – Democratic Senator Kent Conrad said on Wednesday that he will support a revised plan to reduce the United States’ federal budget deficit, becoming the second lawmaker to back the controversial proposal.

“I am prepared to support this plan and support it strongly,” Conrad said at a meeting of a presidential commission tasked with getting the budget under control.

(Reporting by Kevin Drawbaugh and Andy Sullivan; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Senator Conrad says will support deficit-reduction plan