With the unveiling of President Obama’s “budget” today, the House Republican Conference is out with a new video to exclusively share on your blog. Despite never balancing or dealing with our long-term deficit problems, the President’s proposal today also contains more than $1 trillion in new tax hikes!
“The top Republican on the Budget Committee said Thursday that the Senate Democratic budget proposal is based on accounting gimmicks, double-counts spending cuts, and raises taxes by hundreds of billions of dollars more than advertised.
“Sen. Patty Murray’s new budget plan would cut annual deficits but still leaves the country with a $566 billion shortfall after 10 years, as Senate Democrats and House Republicans continue to debate whether balancing the budget in a decade is the best approach to bolster the tepid economy."
OBAMA TO DEMS ON ENTITLEMENT REFORM: EMBRACE IT -- President Obama: “We don’t have an immediate crisis in terms of debt. In fact, for the next ten years, it’s gonna be in a sustainable place.” CBO said debt held by the public will be bigger by 2023 than in any year since 1951
On Monday morning, Fox News contributor Karl Rove reacted to comments made by Nancy Pelosi on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ in which the Democratic leader claimed of President Obama that the commander in chief “has always been very respectful of the views of the Republicans in Congress, their leadership and their membership; he has always tried to accommodate them.
U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, who has been a force for progressivism in the Senate since 1979 and made his mark in recent years as chairman of the powerful Armed Services Committee, will not run for re-election next year, likely setting off a political avalanche of interest in the seat