Depending on what you’re doing, 100 days can either seem like a lifetime or go by in the blink of an eye.

I’d have to say, my first 100 days in Washington certainly falls into the latter category. I wanted to take some time to share with you what I’ve been working on in Washington for the people at home in Northeast Ohio.

As the son of a World War II veteran, my dad always talked about how, if our country didn’t get its financial house in order, the debt would be passed on to our children and grandchildren.

Well, no longer can we talk about our debt in terms of how it will affect the next generation, because it’s impacting us today — right now. Let me throw a couple of facts at you. We have borrowed as much as $3.8 billion a day and spent close to $200 billion last year just to pay the interest on our debt.

 

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