July 2, 2004: Bush, Kerry Seen Dodging Tough Action on Budget (Reuters)

  • The American people aren’t paying for an outline, they’repaying for the whole plan,” said Chad Kolton, spokesman for theWhite House Office of Management and Budget. “President Bushhas produced a very detailed plan that shows exactly how we canfund our national priorities and restrain other spending to cutthe deficit in half within five years.”