Obama to Make Major Budget Address
Via Politico: Obama advisor David Plouffe said this morning on Meet the Press that President Obama will make a major address on the budget later this week, which will include "finding savings in Medicare and Medicaid." More from Reuters, which says the address will be on Wednesday.
Plouffe also said that even if Rep. Paul Ryan's medicare kill bill passes the House, it won't become law. (Does he mean it won't pass the Senate or Obama will veto it?)
Ezra highlights two documents to make the point. One is the Congressional Budget Office's Long Term Budget Analysis and the other is Kaiser's summary of the Affordable Choice Act (the Medicare portion begins on page 8.) [More...]
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