U.S. President Barack Obama & OMB Acting Director Jeffrey Zients

U.S. President Barack Obama & OMB Acting Director Jeffrey Zients

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House with acting director of the Office of Management and Budget Jeffrey Zients, right, in Washington, D.C. The inflation change included in the budget plan, suggested as part of Obama’s pitch for a bipartisan budget deal, would break the president’s campaign promise to prevent tax increases for married couples making less than $250,000 a year and individuals making less than $200,000.