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Republicans getting ready to jettison CBO

Original story at Mother Jones• 6 mentions • 2 months ago

Mother Jones 2 months ago

 
Last month, OMB chief Mick Mulvaney was griping about the CBO. This seemed kind of pointless, since the CBO exists and it obviously isn’t going anywhere in the short term. So why bother? My guess was that Mulvaney was just preparing the ground for a flank attack on the CBO’s tendency to produce inconvenient estimates: It turns out that the Senate Budget Committee isn’t actually required to use CBO estimates. They always have in the past, but that’s a custom, not a rule. They have the authority to make their own estimates, and all it takes to make them stick ...
 
 
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15 Jul
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14 Jul
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13 Jul
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