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Obama: 'No,' My Budget Won't Be Balanced

7:07 PM, Mar 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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In an interview with ABC News, President Obama says his budget won't be balanced:

"Paul Ryan, today, put forward his budget," says ABC, "and he says, he's challenging you to come forward with a budget that also reaches balance. Are you going to do that?"

"No," Obama says. "My goal is not chase a balanced budget just for the sake of balance."

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