Skip to comments.White House: Budget cuts to president's office hurt debt efforts
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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Seems the only thing Bwanna knows how to do is spend other people’s money.
we need to cut WH finances, czars and all, to save the nation, IMO
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.
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?
Ya Goddamned Freeloader.
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.
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.
Dump the EPA in total and you can keep your WH money!
Get rid of the ‘fascists in waiting’ in 2012.
His use of the White House for campaigning and number of campaign trips is getting out of control, will probably only increase.
Michelle Obama and family on African Safari
and then dump the Department of Education and we’ll double the WH money!!
What happened to “shared sacrifice”?
Looking for some Green Monkeys.
Somebody call the whaaaambulence
Man, they must really be panicking at the WH. They have their PR machine cracked up and running in overdrive.
You make it sound like that’d be a pretty good strategy to buy the votes of the gullible.
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!!”
I don’t think I have to worry about him using my idea.
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.
He can begin his reordering by sending the mother-in-law back to Chicago. I’ve often wondered who’s paying her freight. sd
Ah feel yore pain, Mr. President.
Now deal with it, sir. There’s no whining in presidenting. Buck up and act like an adult.
While they sully the White House like trailer park trash.
I don’t remember ever seeing a First Family that ran around barefoot in the White House...
They may think it keeps the carpets cleaner.
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