It’s become the knee-jerk reaction for Republicans, in light of an ugly Congressional Budget Office analysis of their Obamacare repeal bill, to point the finger at the non-partisan research agency instead.Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney took it a step further this week, by questioning the abilities of Holly Harvey, the head of its health analysis division, to be non-partisan. “At some point, you’ve got to ask yourself, has the day of the CBO come and gone?”So who should score these things? I wonder if Menzie Chinn will nominate Stephen Moore?
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Mick Mulvaney Attacks the Credibility of the CBO
Tierney Steed notes that the OMB Director is not happy with how the CBO scored TrumpCare: