October 25, 2014

Budget Deal on Back Burner in Scandal-Ridden D.C.

May 22, 2013
The Fiscal Times

Excerpt

Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition, an advocate of deficit reduction, said it’s difficult to penetrate all the noise over the three administration scandals – especially when serious budget reforms require unpopular measures and sacrifices.

“Washington loves a good scandal and hates a bad budget,” Bixby said. “It seems like we’re entering scandal time here, and that makes it very difficult to concentrate on a budget deal.”