Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. He wasn’t trying to embarrass Geithner, McConnell says, only responding candidly to his one-sided plan, explicit on tax increases, vague on spending cuts.
Geithner’s visit to his office left McConnell discouraged about reaching a “balanced” deal on tax hikes and spending reductions designed to prevent...
Going back to the Clinton years, with 50% cut on DOD's runaway OFFENSIVE budget, and staying there for two decades will probably balance the budget and reduce the deficit. FOUR MORE GREAT YEARS!!!!!!!
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