Tag: Congressional Budget Office
Four months after President Barack Obama enacted the Affordable Care And Patient Protection Act, House Democrats have resurfaced a top liberal priority buried near the end of the grueling year-long battle over health care reform: the public option.
"Regardless of how the Congressional Budget Office estimates have been changed or suppressed over the past few days, it does not alleviate the problems of the spending package. The fact is Congressional Democrats and President Obama have increased spending by $604 billion over the next 10 years with very little of it being spent this fiscal year. It is hard to fathom how appropriating spending packages for 2019 will help our economic crisis of today.”