Senate Republicans believe restricting the expansion in entitlement shrinking and spending deficit are main topics during dinner discussion with the President, Barack Obama at White House tonight. Large numbers of senators are having dinner with the President just few hours after Obama released nearly 3.8 trillion dollars fiscal budget proposal for the year 2014. The Republican leaders evaluated the plan for depending too much on hovering tax revenue, though it includes steps for lessening the outlays for the entitlements designed to start altogether a new round if the deficit reduction discussions.
Georgia Senator Isakson said in the interview held with the Bloomberg Television that it is anopen program, but he thinks that it will be much about finances, debt, deficit, spending, tax reform on corporate side and he also hopes that it is a base for one more meeting. The dinner was organized by Isakson at the request of the President.
Neither Isakson nor the White House released a listing of invitees. The Senators named as Lamar Alexander, Susan Collins and John Boozmansaid they will attend the dinner. Offices of Senators named Mike Crapo, the senator of Kansas, Pat Roberts, Florida’s senators named Marco Rubio Deb Fischer, Roger Wicker, Mississippi’s senator and the senator of Nebraska, Deb Fischer gave their confirmation for the dinner.
Isakson told that he considersthe dinner as a step towards the deficit discount agreement that the lawmakers of both the parties say is quite possible between currently and future. Congress should raise federal liability ceiling, possibly in early August or late July.
The press secretary of the White House Jay Carney said that during this week, Obama is planning to have a discussion on the legislation to rewrite United States immigration law and methods for lessening gun viciousness. It is one of the recent efforts of Obama to court the lawmakers who he wants for wide fiscal agreement. Previous month, the president had held a same kind of dinner with large numbers of Senate Republicans at restaurant located at a few distance from White House. He even travelled to the Capitol Hill for attending a meeting with the Republican and Democratic groups on both the Senate and House.
Collins believe that Obama will show a willingness to teach the people of America about budget, hard choices that we actually come across and at the same time will also show a readinessto work all over the aisle. Most of the Republicans who attended the dinners said that they were really encouraged by the president’s interestto listen to several points that were raised. Boozmansaid that this dinner will be a great opportunity for having a frank discussion regarding the economic doubtresulting from gridlock.