Douglas Holtz-Eakin

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I doubt Mike Enzi would want to do that, because then you're in the business of jurisdiction shopping on every score. They have a CBO and a budget process explicitly for the purpose of not being reliant on the executive branch for analysis.feedback
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Jul 15 2017
Douglas Holtz-Eakin has been quoted 51 times. The one recent article where Douglas Holtz-Eakin has been quoted is Senate consumer choice idea could raise premiums for sick. Most recently, Douglas Holtz-Eakin was quoted as having said, “It would seem like an undesirable outcome for an exercise intended to rescue Obamacare (markets) that are melting down.”.
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Jun 22 2017 - Republican Party

There's, I think, an overabundance of caution up front to make sure that markets get stabilized and coverage gets maintained to the extent possible. They made sure there's enough money in there up front to, sort of, assuage those concerns.feedback

May 27 2017

People are fully employed and fully unhappy because wage growth is too slow. That's a fact.feedback

May 27 2017

I would declare a victory, normalize monetary policy, and then go look at the supply-side things that would raise productivity growth.feedback

May 23 2017 - Trump Presidency

With the economy back to near full employment, conventional tax cuts or stimulus spending won't have that much of an effect. What is needed are policies that genuinely augment the supply side of the economy.feedback

May 12 2017 - Trump Presidency

I don't think any of this should be thought of as increasing short-term growth.feedback

Apr 28 2017

It's politics and symbolism. 'If we're going to do something in November, could we take credit for it now?' . It gives them two bites of the apple. We keep track of regulatory cost on a regular basis. There's about a $7 billion difference between the total regulatory cost imposed in this administration and the previous two. The business sector is going to notice that.feedback

Apr 27 2017

There are many Republicans who genuinely care about deficits. They recognize that you can't create permanent tax reform if you're blowing up the deficit. . I think this is an opening salvo. With this president, everything is a negotiation, and this is his opening bid.feedback

Apr 27 2017

I want a plan that's focused on growth as much as anyone. But these tax cuts are not going to pay for themselves. If you believe that, you're kidding yourself.feedback

Apr 26 2017

The president is right to press for tax reform, but his plan is irresponsible and unrealistic.feedback

Apr 25 2017

I can imagine cutting the rate to 15 percent. I can imagine growing a percentage point faster. I can imagine raising $2 trillion in revenue. I can't imagine them being one and the same policy.feedback

Apr 20 2017

I would start drinking earlier every day, yes, absolutely. In both the House and the Senate, there are large blocs of Republicans who are properly quite nervous about the outlook, who when they think about growth, understand that sailing straight into a sovereign debt crisis is not a pro-growth strategy.feedback

Apr 12 2017

If you cut the employees' payroll tax, then you impose that tax on employers, and you do that in equal and opposite proportions, it has zero economic impact. It doesn't do anything.feedback

Apr 10 2017

That's its primary virtue. It's the cleanest fix ever.feedback

Mar 29 2017

The reality is that it always going to be very hard to get a single bill that attracted votes from everyone from the Freedom Caucus to Susan Collins.feedback

Mar 29 2017

He knows this stuff inside and out.feedback

Mar 27 2017

There are strong core conservatives worried about individual freedoms, the size of government and by the number of bodies in government who clearly influenced this document. I would say what's the payoff on Big Bird. You're going to lose and it isn't big money.feedback

Mar 27 2017

If want to influence the process, you have to get it at the front end. That's just the way the congressional budget process is built.feedback

Mar 23 2017

It's fiendishly complicated. I have a dream of a tax code that the average Ph.D. in economics can understand and comply with.feedback

Mar 23 2017

It's received wisdom among tax people that having two tax systems makes no sense. It's a shadow tax system. Personally, I believe you should have one tax system you believe in and then live with it.feedback

Mar 16 2017

There's been reticence in the House since the word 'Go'. You have to have someone own this in the West Wing.feedback

Mar 12 2017

It is his vision for the administration of the government. But the big government that everyone decries.feedback

Feb 28 2017

They have to establish priorities.feedback

Feb 27 2017

I believe they have left themselves no choice. Politically they must do something.feedback

Feb 25 2017

It's definitely a hand-off to the states. It's a commitment for money. It doesn't say how much.feedback

Feb 07 2017

I don't think that is a model that is going be viewed as successful or that you can use it for all of the infrastructure needs that the U.S. has.feedback

Jan 18 2017

This is the most dramatic change in business taxation ever proposed in the United States, period. If you want to get dramatically better economic performance and that is the goal – you want growth and you want it in the U.S., you have to make dramatic changes.feedback

Jan 08 2017

They have to do some sort of repeal bill, it's a political necessity, and once they do that they own it. So they need to get it right.feedback

Jan 08 2017 - Affordable Care Act

Politically, people don't love change. The employer market is the one place the Affordable Care Act didn't change and also the place that's performed the best since passage.feedback

Jan 03 2017

This argument by the oil industry is, frankly, all wrong. Refiners are going to be basically held harmless. They'll have a lower dollar price of oil. Net cost is the same. And they go about their business. I'm unsympathetic.feedback

Dec 15 2016

The concern is that will feed more premium increases.feedback

Dec 02 2016

You get back to this old problem we have of spending growing faster than the economy. If you don't solve the cost problem, it will undercut coverage expansions because they get too expensive.feedback

Nov 10 2016

Medicaid is going to be the crucial issue. There is a practical political reality there.feedback

Sep 23 2016 - Commonwealth

You could quibble about some of the modeling, but directionally I think it's right.feedback

Aug 05 2016

Wage growth figures indicate that the tide is turning.feedback

Jun 23 2016

I don't know where he's going to get the money. Maybe he's got it in the Cayman Islands or something?feedback

May 07 2016

There is no upside. It's a false hope.feedback

Feb 05 2016

The January report is a solid report in disguise.feedback

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