TITLE

Before the Fall

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Michael
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;8/27/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 9/10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers projections for the United States Congress and its treatment of budget issues following its vacation. View of Democrats that U.S. President George W. Bush's tax legislation will require taking money from Medicare and Social Security; Comments from various Democratic lawmakers; Views from Republican congressmen; Depression of tax revenues; Report on surplus Medicare and Social Security dollars; Focus on Democrats facing the distinct possibility that money will be raided from their most cherished programs; Delay in the year's two most popular spending measures, education and defense due to Democrats strategy; Opinion of House Speaker Dennis Hastert on tax relief; Plans of President Bush to veto the other spending bills until Congress passes education and defense.
ACCESSION #
5032240

 

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