Rep. Kevin McCarthy (above), the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House, said this the other day on Fox News:
How can a president not want to balance the budget? How does he forget what he said? One of his first goals in the first four years was to cut the deficit in half. Now he doesn’t care. He doesn’t even produce a budget…I’ll bet you this. I bet you he spends more time filling out his March Madness brackets than he does writing a budget.
Well, Steve Benen has a point-by-point REBUTTAL of McCarthy’s remarks:
* “How can a ...