At a news conference unveiling the plan, House Minority Leader John A. Boehner was peppered with questions about why he was offering only what he called a “blueprint” and not specific details. In fact, there were few specific numbers or line items — mostly just broad outlines.
“This is a blueprint,” Boehner responded, noting that House Republicans will bring their specific budget figures to the floor next week. “Wait till next week.”
House Republicans said their plan would have less spending than the whopping $3.6 trillion plan proposed by the Obama White House, which Rep. Paul Ryan, the lead House Republican on the budget committee, called “so reckless that it must be opposed.” “This administration has offered the most fiscally irresponsible budget in American history,” said GOP Conference Chairman Mike Pence.
The Republican Party is in the midst of a complete breakdown. They lack direction, focus, and most important, leaders. Here is Boehner's remarkable presentation:
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