Bernie Sanders' economic proposals likely to add to deficit

Published Jan 27, 2020. By David Sherfinski.

It is common for campaigns to put out rosy or optimistic budget estimates for their proposals, just as the White House routinely does when projecting how its budget blueprints will affect the economy.

“We should all just take them with a bit of a grain of salt,” said Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition, a fiscal watchdog group.