Some Republicans Want Different Math On Capitol Hill
Bloomberg reported Monday that the leader of the Congressional Budget Office is likely on his way out, set to be replaced by incoming Republicans.By Zach Toombs | December 22, 2014
Some lawmakers want to change the way Congress does math.
The GOP will control Congress in January — the House and the Senate. (Video via C-SPAN)
And this guy might be out of a job because of it. His name is Douglas Elmendorf, and he's the head of the Congressional Budget Office, which runs numbers for lawmakers, calculating the economic impact of certain policies. But there's some debate over how the CBO does its math.