Obama budget shows ‘reasonable effort to find common ground,’ expert says

With tax increases on the wealthy and cuts to programs such as Social Security, the new White House budget proposal revealed on Wednesday appears to be something of a compromise between a more liberal Senate version and the Republican’s budget that focuses almost solely on cuts to federal spending.

Naturally, such a compromise has been heavily criticized by both parties.

Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Mark Rom, co-director of undergraduate studies and director of the MA program for American government at Georgetown University, to analyze the budget.

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Carmen is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC whose work has appeared in a variety of outlets including National Geographic, NBC News, the BBC, Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.