FarmPolicy

April 26, 2019

Farm Bill (Budget); Other Budget Provisions; and the Agricultural Economy

Farm Bill: Budget Issues- Political Background

David Rogers reported yesterday at Politico that, “Monday’s release of President Barack Obama’s new 2012 budget puts in sharp focus the week-long brawl that lies ahead in the House, as newly empowered Republicans seek to deal a crippling blow to the president’s agenda, at home and abroad.

“Obama appears to have hurt his cause by not being more bold in approaching the debt problem facing the nation. At the same time, what began for Republicans as a budget-cutting exercise has grown into more of raw power play.”

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