Mar 10, 2011

Jay Carney On Short-Term CRs: “Not The American Way”

At today’s White House briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney fiercely criticized the need to pass short-term continuing resolutions to keep the government running. Carney claimed that these funding bills are “not the American way to get this done.”

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney On Short-Term CRs: “That’s Not The American Way To Get This Done.” CARNEY: “What we think would be extremely harmful, because of the uncertainty it creates, would be to create a toll booth where every two or three weeks we have to collectively with Congress come up with a certain amount of—certain figure, certain monetary number figure, in order to fund the government for another two or three weeks. That’s just a bad way to do business. That’s not the American way to get this done.” (White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, Remarks At Press Briefing, Washington, D.C., 3/10/11)

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