Originally Posted by Drek
The POTUS doesn't set the budget.
Obama and the Democrats signed and passed a federal budget including $800B in stimulus spending in 2009...and haven't passed a single budget in the past 3 years. They have been operating on continuing resolutions of the same exact budget, ever since.
Which is why fiscal conservatives should never agree on any spending increases. Too bad it will take 20 years until the economy might grow enough to produce $3.8T in tax revenue (if then).