The CBO is projecting that this bill will cut the deficit by $138 billion over 10 years - subtracted from the deficit.
When Republicans passed the Bush tax cuts, the CBO said that would raise the deficit by $349 billion.
And Republicans,including Phil Gingrey, had no problem voting yes.
When Republicans passed the first Bush tax cuts in 2001, the CBO said
it would raise the deficit by $1.3 trillion — trillion with a “T.”
And Republicans, including John Boehner, went along for that ride, too.