WASHINGTON - US Senate Republican
leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday announced his three
appointees to a special committee that will try to find new
federal budget savings by the end of November.
McConnell named Senator Jon Kyl, the No. 2 ranking
Republican in the Senate, and Senators Rob Portman and Pat
Toomey to the 12-member bipartisan panel that will search for
savings that could total around $1.5 trillion in savings.