July 22, 2014

A Tall Order: Republican Plan to Balance Budget in 10 Years

January 23, 2013
Reuters

Excerpt

 

"It seems politically unrealistic to think you could get to a balanced budget" in a decade, said Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition, a non-partisan organization devoted to deficit reduction.

 

That's particularly true, Bixby said, in view of the Republican vow to avoid further tax increases for deficit reduction.

 

"I don't see it," said Bixby, adding that "it'll be a very useful exercise to see how" Boehner might do it.