WASHINGTON -- Congress and President Bush should not attempt to totally rewrite the 1990 budget agreement next year because its spending disciplines are the minimum necessary to prevent the deficit from escalating out of sight, two top budget analysts testified yesterday.

The call for nothing other than minor changes in the spending plan, despite major developments in the world since it was written, came from Robert Reischaue, director of the Congressional Budget Office, and Alice Rivlin, former head of the CBO, in testimony before the House Budget Committee.

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