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White House: Budget cuts to president's office hurt debt efforts
The Hill ^ | July 18, 2011 | Pete Kasperowicz

Posted on 07/18/2011 10:34:54 AM PDT by opentalk

Proposed House cuts to the Executive Office of the President's (EOP) budget will hurt administration efforts to cut the deficit, the White House argues.

The Obama administration made the argument in comments on H.R. 2434, the 2012 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act. That bill could be on the House floor as early as next week, and would decrease funding for the EOP from $705 million to $640 million.

"The level of resources provided in the bill would significantly impact the EOP's role in assisting the president in carrying out his constitutional duties as head of the executive branch, including protecting national security interests, developing policies to address the challenges facing the nation, reducing the deficit and spending taxpayer dollars more cost-effectively, and managing the Federal agencies," the administration said in a statement of administration policy (SAP).

The statement also rejected a proposed cut of $109 million to the IRS, saying that would require 4,200 staff reductions. These cuts, it argued, would cost the government $4 billion in revenues, as tax enforcement efforts would be stunted.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: airforceone; budget; budgetcuts; campaigntrips; celebrityparties; debtdeal; eop; golf; hiphopcic; hypocrisy; obama; obamahypocrisy; sharedsacrifice; vacations; whitehouseparties

1 posted on 07/18/2011 10:34:57 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Seems the only thing Bwanna knows how to do is spend other people’s money.


2 posted on 07/18/2011 10:37:32 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: opentalk

we need to cut WH finances, czars and all, to save the nation, IMO


3 posted on 07/18/2011 10:37:52 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: opentalk
Proposed House cuts to the Executive Office of the President's (EOP) budget will hurt administration efforts to cut the deficit, the White House argues.

NEVER a cut, ALWAYS a need for more....

It's getting to look like any sort of spending cuts will take place ONLY after that narrow minded twit is out of the Oval Office.

4 posted on 07/18/2011 10:41:31 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: opentalk

that’s $50 million less for Wednesday night WH parties and 5 star vacations!

Why, the first dog Bo might not even get to fly on his own plane with Reggie!

This is an outrage.
It’s because he’s black, isn’t it?


5 posted on 07/18/2011 10:41:49 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: opentalk
STOP EATING MY ICE CREAM, FLYING ON MY JET, AND GOLFING ON MY COURSE!!!!

Ya Goddamned Freeloader.

6 posted on 07/18/2011 10:43:21 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If you pet a tiny goose, you will feel a little down.)
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To: opentalk

Much as I dislike BO, if he were to announce “the debt is such a problem of historic proportion, I am taking half of my REelection funds and donating them to the White House budget to continue fighting to turn this economy around and create jobs for the American People.” I’d vote for him.


7 posted on 07/18/2011 10:44:07 AM PDT by az wildkitten
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To: opentalk

Guess he doesn’t like peas! Gotta love these new pubs even if people do want to constantly insult all of the pubs with the cave talk.


8 posted on 07/18/2011 10:44:22 AM PDT by arkfreepdom
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To: elpadre
we need to cut WH finances, czars and all, to save the nation, IMO

Dump the EPA in total and you can keep your WH money!

9 posted on 07/18/2011 10:45:13 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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10 posted on 07/18/2011 10:47:50 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: elpadre

Get rid of the ‘fascists in waiting’ in 2012.


11 posted on 07/18/2011 10:48:11 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.. VOTE out the RATS!)
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To: silverleaf
This was a good move by the house. It discredits Obama shared sacrifice speeches. He has abused the office and tax dollars with his elitist mentality.

His use of the White House for campaigning and number of campaign trips is getting out of control, will probably only increase.

12 posted on 07/18/2011 10:49:00 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

Michelle Obama and family on African Safari

13 posted on 07/18/2011 11:00:06 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: EGPWS

and then dump the Department of Education and we’ll double the WH money!!


14 posted on 07/18/2011 11:02:28 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: opentalk

What happened to “shared sacrifice”?


15 posted on 07/18/2011 11:05:12 AM PDT by Godzilla (3-7-77)
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To: opentalk

Looking for some Green Monkeys.


16 posted on 07/18/2011 11:12:54 AM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: opentalk

Somebody call the whaaaambulence


17 posted on 07/18/2011 11:12:58 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: opentalk

Man, they must really be panicking at the WH. They have their PR machine cracked up and running in overdrive.


18 posted on 07/18/2011 11:16:28 AM PDT by Chandalier (Obama is a Chicken Hawk!)
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To: az wildkitten

You make it sound like that’d be a pretty good strategy to buy the votes of the gullible.


19 posted on 07/18/2011 11:20:21 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: opentalk

Didn’t read the comments to where the thread reached, but this appears to say “You are taking all the stuff I wanted to take credit for taking!!!”, not “You bettah stop cutting stuff I want.”

More crybaby stuff, but on the lines of, “Hey, waitaminnit, I was just getting to that!!”


20 posted on 07/18/2011 11:23:30 AM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: 9YearLurker

I don’t think I have to worry about him using my idea.


21 posted on 07/18/2011 11:31:02 AM PDT by az wildkitten
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To: opentalk

How can cutting 10% of the bloated EOP funds ,stop Obama from doing his Constitutional job, that he isn’t doing anyway?

So he has to eat tough old Sirloin instead of Wagyu and Blue Crabs instead of Lobster.He may even have to order a Godfather’s Pizza instead of flying in his own chef.


22 posted on 07/18/2011 11:46:05 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: opentalk

http://www.nypost.com/rw/nypost/2010/06/09/news/photos_stories/cropped/obama--300x300.jpg>

23 posted on 07/18/2011 11:50:29 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

24 posted on 07/18/2011 12:08:21 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

He can begin his reordering by sending the mother-in-law back to Chicago. I’ve often wondered who’s paying her freight. sd


25 posted on 07/18/2011 12:09:10 PM PDT by shotdog (I love my country. It's our government I'm afraid of.)
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To: opentalk

Ah feel yore pain, Mr. President.

Now deal with it, sir. There’s no whining in presidenting. Buck up and act like an adult.


26 posted on 07/18/2011 12:17:52 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor
"Let them eat cake!"

While they sully the White House like trailer park trash.

27 posted on 07/18/2011 12:33:33 PM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: raybbr

I don’t remember ever seeing a First Family that ran around barefoot in the White House...


28 posted on 07/18/2011 12:40:41 PM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: Fu-fu2

They may think it keeps the carpets cleaner.


29 posted on 07/18/2011 4:51:11 PM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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