For this, the congress has made changes in the way in which government spends to minimize the financial requirement. The move by the congress to limit spending is one way in which it aims the amount borrowed by the government. In an argument by Master (2012) by congress cutting down on government spending has positive results in the quest of reducing the level of borrowing. For instance, the cutting down on spending was proposed on the money spending on the defense system. The funds use to support war and the defense mechanisms can be reduced if the United States minimizes its indulgence in war fare (Lynch, 2011).