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White House tells Paul Ryan it
won’t meet budget deadline

Politico, by Erik Wasson

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Posted By:jackson, 1/14/2013 4:07:03 PM

The White House has informed House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) that it will miss the legal deadline for sending a budget to Congress. Acting Budget Director Jeff Zients told Ryan (R-Wis.) in a letter late Friday that the budget will not be delivered by Feb. 4, as required by law. In the letter, Zients says the administration is "working diligently on our budget request." The letter blames the late passage of the “fiscal cliff” deal for the delay, saying that because tax and spending issues were not resolved until Jan. 2, "the administration

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"... as required by law." Ha Ha Ha, as if they care about the "law". Bet they are soooooooo scared of what Ryan and company will do.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jerseyden, 1/14/2013 4:19:27 PM     (No. 9116255)

Let me get this straight, the WH and the Senate refuse to submit a budget yet it´s the repub´s who are obstructionists. Where is the msm on this?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bamboozle, 1/14/2013 4:23:06 PM     (No. 9116263)

With any other president failure to faithfully carry out the laws would be impeachable wouldn´t it?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver, 1/14/2013 4:33:55 PM     (No. 9116291)

No budget, no more money. Simple. Plastic surgery on the credit cards.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: judy, 1/14/2013 4:34:02 PM     (No. 9116292)

Ryan should demand the king of DC meet the deadline....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo, 1/14/2013 4:35:41 PM     (No. 9116298)

o telling Congress "Laws are for thee...not for me..."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/14/2013 4:37:50 PM     (No. 9116300)

Employees who ignore deadlines and do just as they please at their own pace are usually fired.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 1/14/2013 4:50:47 PM     (No. 9116320)

i´m surprised he even answered Ryan´s request.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bebece, 1/14/2013 5:06:53 PM     (No. 9116359)

Stop all pay checks to Congress till budget received.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: schnapps, 1/14/2013 5:10:51 PM     (No. 9116365)

In a rational society, Jeff Zients would be unemployed tomorrow. Oh, wait, this is the federal government. OK, then, move his desk down to storage room B.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/14/2013 5:21:51 PM     (No. 9116378)

It is against the law...impeachment, oh that is is for mere mortals!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Penney, 1/14/2013 6:03:50 PM     (No. 9116448)

So much for the, ´checks & balances,´ of accountability which having 3 equal Branches of our government was designed & intended to insure. 0bama acts like a, ´bull in a China shop!´ ...And what is the response of the GOP majority in the House?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/14/2013 7:46:27 PM     (No. 9116612)

Maybe Paul Ryan should bet with Rep. Stockman and add failure to obey the law by submitting a budget to any impeachment bill that Stockman comes up with.

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