FarmPolicy

May 27, 2017

Budget; Farm Bill; Ag Economy; and Regulations

Budget Issues

Carol E. Lee reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “President Barack Obama delivered a blistering critique of the House Republican budget Tuesday, calling it a ‘radical’ proposal, ‘a Trojan horse’ and ‘a prescription for decline’ and tying it directly to Mitt Romney, the GOP candidate the White House believes Mr. Obama will face in November.”

The Journal article noted that, “House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) dismissed Mr. Obama as ‘unserious’ about tackling the country’s economic challenges because he is focused on campaigning over governing.”

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