With just two days left for Congress to come to an agreement on the 2011 federal government's budget, Tea Party Patriots' national coordinators Mark Meckler and Jenny Beth Martin respond to Democrats' comments that the Tea Party budget cuts are "extreme" and fueling the drive toward a government shutdown.
Meckler and Martin say the Tea Party has successfully changed the tone of the budget debate. "They have said we are extreme, " Meckler says about the Democrats, "but they are out of touch with American public opinion."
The Tea Party leaders say "spending is out of control," and explain why their "responsible cuts" are needed.
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