House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivers this week's address, calling on President Obama and Senate Democrats to negotiate a solution to the President's devastating spending cuts, known as the sequester.
“Hail Armageddon” Charles Krauthammer editorializes in The Washington Post, “‘The worst-case scenario for us,’ a leading anti-budget-cuts lobbyist told The Post, ‘is the sequester hits and nothing bad really happens.’ Think about that. Worst case? That a government drowning in debt should cut back by 2.2 percent — and the country survives.
Today, Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa released the following responding to the Attorney General’s statement that he does not respect members of Congress, including 17 Democrats, who voted to hold him in contempt:
In the nearly four years since Senate Democrats last passed a budget, government spending has driven our national debt up past $16 trillion (and rising). That’s more than $52,000 for every man, woman, and child.
13 Obama Tax Hikes on the Middle Class in 2013: President Obama is crisscrossing the country to scare Americans about sequestration. But what's really frightening are the 13 Obama tax hikes that took effect in 2013.
Is the President Telling the Truth About the Sequester? POLITICO reports, “Read President Barack Obama’s state-by-state breakdown of the sequester and you get a dire message: The sky is going to fall on March 1. But a closer read of the detailed reports shows that some of the scariest stuff is going to happen in slow motion — if it happens at all
“Is President Obama overplaying sequestration hand?” Carrie Budoff Brown and Jake Sherman write in POLITICO, “President Barack Obama’s greatest adversary in the latest budget battle isn’t the Republican leadership in Congress — it’s his confidence in his own ability to force a win.