BPC Senior Vice President Bill Hoagland talked about the current status of the federal budget and congressional options for addressing sequestration.
GOP lawmakers have sparred over a comparatively small sliver of war funding in congressional budget debates.
Republican leaders are expected to unveil House and Senate budgets next week that will hew to spending curbs enacted four years ago.
Republican leaders vow to show that they can govern effectively by following through on a budget. But that will take compromises both within the Republican caucus and with the president.
BPC’s Bill Hoagland talked about President Obama’s 2016 budget proposal and CBO figures predicting a $468 billion deficit for the coming year.
President Obama’s budget may allow relatively new lawmakers their first crack at working seriously on a budget.