But we want to be clear: As we take the steps that we must to get through the crisis we're in now, we will not lose sight of the long term. For too long, our budget process in Washington has been an exercise in deception -- a series of accounting tricks to hide the extent of our spending and the shortfalls in GONYEA: At yesterday's event, the president's critics did have a voice. Jon Kyl, the No. 2 Senate Republican, praised Obama's deficit-cutting target, calling it “a great goal.” But he cautioned that it will be hard to achieve as the U.S.
The White House, he said, must not "put the brakes on prematurely" or "create unrealistic expectations" about how quickly the government can pull back its support for the economy. So that's why I have called this summit today, and why I have invited leaders from both sides of the aisle -- because we all have a role to play in President Obama… Pres. I'm Steve Inskeep.
I think we all know that we have inherited unprecedented budget deficits. But it's also a real opportunity to both put our economy back on track and restore fiscal responsibility -- and that's why we need all of you. Distribution and use of this material are governed by our Subscriber Agreement and by copyright law. The pay-go approach is based on a very simple concept: You don't spend what you don't have.
Tonight, Mr. We hope this summit will generate a healthy debate, because we truly believe that the best course is -- to arrive at the best answers is to have that debate. And that's why the budget I will introduce later this week will look ahead 10 years, and will include a full and honest accounting of the money we plan to spend Represented in this room -- with notable exception is some of my old friends -- what's represented here in this room are the finest minds in the country, representing a wide
But I refuse to leave our children with a debt that they cannot repay -- and that means taking responsibility right now, in this administration, for getting our spending under control. He said that Obama is committed to attempting significant health reform this year. In addition, he is a correspondent for The New Republic, and the author of Chain Reaction, a Pulitzer Prize finalist (1992), The New Politics of Equality (1984), and Building Red America This is the rule that families across this country follow every single day -- and there's no reason why their government shouldn't do the same.
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We must be direct with the American people about the budget difficulties and the choices we have to make. And that's real progress," Obama said.Published at 1:50 AM EDT on Jul 14, 2009 | Updated at 6:15 AM EST on Feb 24, 2009 Copyright Associated Press / NBC4 Washington Leave White House Budget Director Peter Orszag earlier told the group that overhauling the health care system was central to any attempt to tackle the nation's dire finances. "The path to fiscal Then, after three hours, they gathered again, and the president worked the audience town- hall style.
GONYEA: He then added that it takes both sides to want bipartisanship to work. It won't be easy, to state the obvious. RENEE MONTAGNE, host: Oh, thank you, Steve. It is a book about the political, economic and cultural upheavals fueling the movement: the insanely escalating national debt; the increasingly coercive and contemptuous political establishment; the arrogant failure of true
The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. We're not going to be able to fall back into the same old habits, and make the same inexcusable mistakes: the repeated failure to act as our economy spiraled deeper into They're modernizing their financial management system, saving an estimated $17.5 million. But I want to be very clear, if the message was not effectively delivered by the three previous speakers: We cannot, and will not, sustain deficits like these without end.
In order to address our fiscal crisis, we're going to have to be candid about its scope. Bush and Bill Clinton receivedfor the same period in their presidencies.At the same time, more than a majority of those polled said theywere "making ends meet," according to the Times article. His most recent book, "Financial Shock," was widely praised for its lucid explanation of the housing bust.
Now, I want to be very clear: While we are making important progress towards fiscal responsibility this year in this budget, this is just the beginning.
So, you know, maybe I've been deprived and I didn't know it."Earlier, Obama met with Republican and Democratic governors who are poised to benefit from his unprecedented emergency economic package. Our first speaker will be Dr. Al utilizar nuestros servicios, aceptas el uso que hacemos de las cookies.Más informaciónEntendidoMi cuentaBúsquedaMapsYouTubePlayNoticiasGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TraductorFotosMásShoppingDocumentosLibrosBloggerContactosHangoutsAún más de GoogleIniciar sesiónCampos ocultosLibrosbooks.google.es - Distrust of government is a natural response to a controlling and Representative JOE BARTON (Republican, Texas): I think the House Republicans have shown that when we're not included in the decision-making, we're disinclined to sign off on the solution.
Subscribe Now Sign In Reveal Navigation Options Home World Regions Africa Asia Canada China Europe Latin America Middle East Blogs Brussels Real Time China Real Time India Real Time Sections Economy That's10 percentage points higher than George W. They seemed appreciative, but their skepticism was hardly subdued. Then yesterday, he was preaching restraint and fiscal responsibility, promising to cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term.
That is more than three times what we spent on education that year; more than seven times what we spent on VA health care. But Mr. And that's why today I'm pledging to cut the deficit we inherited in half by the end of my first term in office. GONYEA: McCain thanked the president.
DeMersseman graduated with honors from the University of Georgia Schools of Business and Law. Sections Economy Law New York Politics Columns & Blogs Real Time Economics The Numbers Washington Wire More Journal Report U.S. I have always believed that in the toughest moments we are presented with the greatest opportunities as a nation. Contrary to the prevailing wisdom in Washington these past few years, we cannot simply spend as we please and defer the consequences to the next budget, the next administration, or the
PG-13: Risky Reads You Must Read This Summer Books Best Books of the Year Back Overview Overview and History Mission and Vision Stations and Public Media NPR Finances People Ethics Awards He was asked about the fleet by former presidential rival John McCain at the end of the White House meeting."The helicopter I have now seems perfectly adequate to me," Obama said Please, have a seat.