Response to President Obama's June 29 Press Conference
Obama Acknowledges Reducing Debt and Spending Are Connected to Job Growth. President Obama today agreed with what we’ve known for a while. Read Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin’s testimony on the issue from earlier this year.
Obama Clings to Tax Hikes, Demagogues Real Entitlement Reform. Despite the President’s insistence, tax hikes won’t be part of a final debt ceiling deal according to Holtz-Eakin. Entitlement reform should be the real priority if Washington is going to change its fiscal trajectory.
- Watch a Forum video on the need for entitlement reform.