The White House says President Barack Obama would veto a Republican budget bill that swaps cuts to domestic programs like food stamps for cuts scheduled to hit the Pentagon and domestic agencies alike in January.
The GOP-dominated House is scheduled to vote on the measure Thursday.
The White House says that Congress should instead work with him to produce a larger deficit-cutting package blending new tax revenues with cuts across the federal budget. That’s unlikely before the election.
Read More at OfficialWire. By Andrew Taylor, AP.