Budget Forecast: Cloudy
Friday, March 11, 2005
A few weeks ago, President Bush kicked off the annual game of political football known as the budget process. His $2.57 trillion spending proposal now goes to Congress, which will revise it with the help of the Congressional Budget Office. Meanwhile, the rest of us, including a small cadre of Washington reporters, will try to sift through the five-volume document and the politics surrounding it. CBO Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin tells Bob where the press is most likely to fumble.