Obama Administration

White House Will Miss Budget Deadline

Condescending Wonka would like to hear more from the president about fiscal responsibility


The White House has informed House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) that it will miss the legal deadline for sending a budget to Congress.

Acting Budget Director Jeff Zients told Ryan (R-Wis.) in a letter late Friday that the budget will not be delivered by Feb. 4, as required by law.

In the letter, Zients says the administration is "working diligently on our budget request."

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  1. The tragedy in CT is the gift that keeps on giving for them. When pressed, they can claim that they had to divert their attention to carefully deliberating on the issue of gun violence in America.

    Joe Biden had to spend his weeks meeting with experts and panel in order to come up with recommendations that are remarkably similar to the various gun control proposals introduced since 1989.

    Obama had to spend his time appearing to grieve in photo ops, giving speeches and that sort of thing.

    There was simply no time to deliver a budget. They pinky swear that they’ll have one next year. That is, if the nation isn’t experiencing the initial labor pains of a civil war about to birth.

  2. “Ryan’s office says that Obama has missed the budget deadline more than any president since the 1920s.”

    Watch MSNBC interpret this as a racist dog-whistle that means he’s on black-people time.

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