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Entitlement reform a hard sell for Democrats, Jay Carney admits

Published on NewsOK Published: February 22, 2013

Michal Conger

Entitlement reforms are admittedly a hard sell for Democrats, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said today, outlining the differences between the two parties’ proposals to avert sequestration spending cuts.

Republicans are unwilling to agree to tax hikes — which the White House has termed “revenue increases”— according to Carney, while Democrats reject proposals that include entitlement reforms and spending cuts.

“Some of that savings is a hard sell to Democrats,” Carney said.

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