JW v State HRC Docs 00687 pg 131
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06162003 Date: 08/02/2018 [RELEASE FULL[ firstname.lastname@example.org behalf Saturday, March 21, 2009 3:47 Jack Lew; Jake Sullivan Hillary Clinton Kent Conrad From: Sent: To: Cc: Subject: had very long conversation Sen Conrad. The outlook for passing any budget is, his opinion, (as perennially is) grim. The new CBO deficit number 700B off OMB forecast. The projected deficits lT/yr amount 5-6% GDP. said, wouldn able join the EU. Bottom line: knows weve made strong case and can, but well have fight thru conference. doesnt think will get any votes committee the floor, and already knows won get Ben Nelson and Evan Bayh. neither Franken Kennedy, faces big challenge. Jack will remember the cliffhanger had 93. Therefore, said the following: knows did the right thing putting recurring programs into the budget, rather than using supps the past years. But the reality that the big increase from shocker for people even when they understand. into (For many members the base everyone the supplementals could pretend were the budgets funny were money less since they than actual expenditures.) moving lots out the budget, including 250B for TARP II. The OMB increase for 28% not 40% since the IMF money longer attributed the international affairs budget. But, the average non defense domestic increase 10.6%. stick out 2.5x much. cut but will fight hold the line there. thinks that better than losing the overall vote the floor vote strip out more our has told the not scenario wont overloaded work. send will the cause supp the midst the sticker TA..