From Reuters: Democrats want tax hikes to be the first item negotiated in “super committee” deficit-reduction talks, trying to force Republicans to confront an issue at the heart of this year’s budget fights, sources told Reuters. The tough stance by Democratic members of the powerful 12-member congressional panel reflects the party’s wariness that Republicans might […]
Paul Ryan the ranking Republican on the House Budget Committee lays out the GOP’s alternative budget proposal in an Op Ed in Today’s Wall Street Journal: Here’s an outline of what we propose: – Deficits/Debt. The Republican budget achieves lower deficits than the Democratic plan in every year, and by 2019 yields half the deficit […]
Two nights ago President Barack Obama said he wanted to see the Republican’s budget alternative… Today he got it: H/T: Michelle Malkin.