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The President's Personal Budgetary Style

How do the president's personal budgetary styles and roles affect federal budgeting? What is your opinion of the line item veto in appropriations bills?

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President's personal budgetary styles and roles have a major impact on the federal budgeting. Some presidents are more interested in financial matters and thus deeply involve themselves in the expenditure policy making. On the other hand, some presidents try to keep a distance and do not involve themselves with the details. Presidents that do not wish to enter into conflicts or friction and have limited agendas try to play safe and serve status quo budgets.

If we compare recent Presidents such as Clinton and Bush, Clinton was deeply interested in budgetary matters and made budgets his first priority after being elected as ...

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Discusses the impact of President's Personal Budgetary Style on federal budgeting.