Obama Misses Most Budget Deadlines Since 1920s

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Prior to the fiscal cliff deal, President Barack Obama scolded Congress for cobbling together a plan at the last minute.

“America wonders why it is in this town why you can’t get stuff done in an organized timetable,” said Mr. Obama. “Why everything has to always wait until the last minute. We’re now at the last minute. The American people are not going to have any patience for a politically self-inflicted wound to our economy.”

“Let’s not miss this deadline,” Obama said. “That’s the bare minimum we should be able to get done.”

But now, with the president’s legally-required budget due in just 19 days, all eyes are on the White House to see whether Mr. Obama will meet the February 4th deadline, something he has only done once since becoming president.

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