In this photo released by NBC News White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew talks on NBC's Meet the Press in Washington Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Lew, who appeared on various Sunday shows, said the new budget would put the country on track to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reductions over the next 10 years, achieved by raising taxes on the wealthy and trimming government spending. (AP Photo/NBC News, William B. Plowman)