Skip to comments.Incoming Chief of Staff Jack Lew's Past Statements Coming Under Fire
Posted on 01/09/2012 7:37:16 PM PST by Nachum
President Obamas decision today to replace White House chief of staff William Daley with the director of the Office of Management and Budget Jack Lew is raising eyebrows on Capitol Hill as Washington watchers recall Mr. Lews past statements.
On Feb. 13, 2011, Mr. Lew appeared on CNNs State of the Union with Candy Crowley and said of Mr. Obamas proposed budget:
Our budget will get us, over the next several years, to the point where we can look the American people in the eye and say were not adding to the debt anymore; were spending money that we have each year, and then we can work on bringing down our national debt.
Mr. Lews statement was deemed false by the nonpartisan, Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact.com.
The contention that we will not be adding more to the national debt after the middle of the decade seems incorrect on its face, reported PolitiFact. So what is the administration thinking?
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Thinking about getting reelected. Period. Since the first day this Obamanation took office.