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@whitehouse Is there a minimum ratio of revenue increases to spending cuts that you're looking for, or simply a balanced approach? #my2k
The White House @whitehouse
.@jjfein don't expect 100% my budget; room to negotiate. if you incl $1T+ in cuts already made, rough balance b/w rev & cuts does trick -bo
@whitehouse what is your opposition to taking away deductions for the 2% rather than up the rate? Seems like a reasonable compromise #My2K
@huntertred not enough revenue, unless you end charitable deductions, etc. less revenue=more cuts in education etc http://wh.gov/... -bo
@BarackObama Mr. President, Why not place more emphasis on reducing government spending, than on raising revenues? #My2K #WHChat
The White House @whitehouse
.@davidosteen (part 1) already cut $1T+ in gov spending last yr. Discretionary spending lowest as % of GDP since ike. #my2k
.@davidosteen (part 2) Open to more smart cuts but not in areas like R&D, edu that help growth & jobs, or hurt vulnerable (eg disabled) - bo
Emma Robertson @soitgoesem
As a home owner, I worry deductions for home owners are at risk. Is that the case? #My2k
@soitgoesem breaks for middle class impt for families & econ. if top rates don't go up, danger that middle class deductions get hit - bo