Obama’s latest deficit task force is off to a rocky start, with some members of the Vice President Biden-led Congressional effort complaining it’s political theater. A panel of experts rates Obama’s budget plan at $1.5 trillion more than the GOP plan. The Tea Party is bearing down on the GOP with the message: No debt ceiling increase without real cuts.
Obama made his reelection case out in California, saying he’s come through on his promises. On the economy, he was talking tax hike for high earners. The president charmed Hollywood, which is not too hard for him.
And Obama has expanded the White House Easter Egg Roll into a star-studded bonanza.