Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Report: New Congress Dumping CBO Chief To Clear Way For Special GOP Budget Math

Daniel Strauss
Monday, December 22, 2014, 6:09 pm
The incoming leaders of the new Republican-controlled Congress have opted against reappointing Doug Elmendorf as head of the Congressional Budget Office, Bloomberg News reported Monday citing an "aide briefed on the decision." The move helps clear the way for so-called "dynamic scoring" -- a Holy Grail of conservative GOP budget wonks who don't like the way the costs of tax cuts are currently calculated.

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