The White House's exceedingly dishonest attack on the Congressional Budget Office
00:14, Jul 14, 2017
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On Thursday, the White House budget office took heart that CBO credited it with $4.2 trillion worth of spending cuts over the upcoming decade, including $1.9 trillion from health care programs; it also says the administration would cut taxes by nearly $1 trillion over that time, mostly because of its plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The CBO isn't convinced that those tax cuts will generate much additional economic growth, either.
"The president's proposals would affect the economy in a variety of ways; however, because the details on numerous proposed policies are not available at this time, CBO can not provide an analysis of all their macroeconomic effects or of the budgetary feedback that would result from those effects", the report said.
"Today's CBO report makes clear just how far the President's budget is from balance", said Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, in a statement.
The cumulative deficit from 2018 to 2027 under Trump's budget, if enacted, would total $6.8 trillion.
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CBO also said that the Trump budget contained too little detail to accurately predict its effects on the economy. Its projections included a $2 trillion math error, claiming the amount would be spent twice on balancing the budget and tax cuts. The White House didn't want you to see it.
There was no immediate reaction to the report from the Trump administration. Why is there such a big gap between what the White House delivered and the CBO's forecast? The changes to Medicaid have been a point of political contention among Republican lawmakers.
President Donald Trump's proposed budget would slash the federal deficit over the course of a decade, but it would not balance, according to an analysis from the Congressional Budget Office released on Thursday.
"We are thrilled that CBO confirms that the president's proposed budget resulted in the largest deficit reduction they have ever scored".
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Crazy Mika , along with Psycho Joe, came...to Mar-a-Lago 3 nights in a row around New Year's Eve, and insisted on joining me. Mr Trump tweeted during Friday morning's broadcast, "Watched low rated @Morning_Joe for first time in long time ".
She's fine paying the rent herself - she's squirreled away money from various appearances as well as their reality show . He also alleged she'd had secret surgery which he'd funded following the birth of their daughter Dream last November.
After that meeting, the Fed announced it planned to start reducing the balance sheet sometime this year but provided no timetable. Meanwhile, U.S. officials will soon confront the challenge of raising the debt ceiling to continue to fund the government.
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I am thankful for Cristiano Ronaldo , and he deserves all my respect". "And I'm sure it's going to be hard for Portugal as well". He's young as well and I think he's got a really bright future ahead of him", said Mustafi.