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Obama releases a budget plan with a simple goal: Ending the debt standoff

Publié par Clifford Armion le 04/11/2013

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Lori Montgomery

In the first budget of his second term, President Obama set aside the grand ambitions that marked his early days in office and sent Congress a blueprint aimed at achieving a simple goal: ending the long partisan standoff over the national debt.
The 10-year budget request Obama unveiled Wednesday calls for nearly $300 billion in new spending on jobs and public works. That includes a landmark $77 billion expansion of preschool education financed by smokers, who would have to pay an extra 94 cents a pack for cigarettes.
But barely five months after winning a decisive reelection victory, Obama proposes nothing on the scale of the $1.2 trillion initiative to extend health coverage to the uninsured that he pursued after taking office in 2009.
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"Obama releases a budget plan with a simple goal: Ending the debt standoff", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2013. Consulté le 14/07/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-releases-a-budget-plan-with-a-simple-goal-ending-the-debt-standoff