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Debt Plan Ideas Draw Scorn of Liberals and Tea Party

Publié par Clifford Armion le 11/12/2010

Jackie Calmes

"WASHINGTON By putting deep spending cuts and substantial tax increases on the table, President Obama's bipartisan debt-reduction commission has exposed fissures in both parties, underscoring the volatile nature and long odds of any attempt to address the nation's long-term budget problems.

"Among Democrats, liberals are in near revolt against the White House over the issue, even as substantive and political forces push Mr. Obama to attack chronic deficits in a serious way. At the same time, Republicans face intense pressure from their conservative base and the Tea Party movement to reject any deal that includes tax increases, leaving their leaders with little room to maneuver in any negotiation and at risk of being blamed by voters for not doing their part."

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"Debt Plan Ideas Draw Scorn of Liberals and Tea Party", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2010. Consulté le 30/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/debt-plan-ideas-draw-scorn-of-liberals-and-tea-party