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Other backed the president's budget is heading to the press right now calls for a mix of tax increases more of them.
As well as some cuts in entitlements.
But it might be a tough sell.
There not this of his budget that I think are optimistic this overall what about a bad plan for the economy -- when you look at change CPI and Medicare reductions.
We're beginning to set the stage for the grand bargain.
Wendell Goler is live -- the White House now with more wiggle -- what are the prospects for an agreement in the US senate.
Well -- I think the president likes and that's why he's targeting senate Republicans with his -- offensive Lindsey Graham -- we just heard from.
Was in the first group of Republicans mr.
Obama -- the dinner last month president will treat a second group put -- better on Wednesday.
After his budgets released -- says the key is that the president can Dan Don raising the Social Security retirement -- get the already has.
I'm using a method called chain Consumer Price Index to calculate annual benefit increases.
If the president will lead on this and he showed some leadership no -- no Democrat will get his right.
Nobody's gonna just the age retirement if the president doesn't prices nobody's gonna just seek the active.
Present doesn't -- so he's showing some signs of leadership that's been lacking.
So far however the president has rejected the idea of raising the retirement age because of security -- -- about prospects in the house not so lost optimistic there.
Not a good house speaker John Boehner has rejected any new tax revenue -- -- it's used to.
Lower everyone's tax rates he says the tax hike.
Our families making more than 450000.
Dollars a year that went into effect this year is the only one Republicans will except.
The president's aides say that means the poor the middle class will bear the whole cost of lowering the budget -- If you're looking for the answer the question as to why.
They were the approval rating -- rational Republicans is that historic low to look no farther than that statement.
There he was my way or the highway do exactly what I want give massive tax breaks for the wealthy and that's the middle class to pay.
The pay the freight that's that's not what the American people want.
Piper has warned the president's budget will leave both sides on the left and right unhappy but -- -- get it through the senate.
Something that hasn't happened since he took office he might be able to forge a compromise with house in a conference committee.
Greg -- -- Goler live of the White House Wendell thanks.
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