White House disputes CBO report estimating shutdown cost economy $11 billion

"In a $20 trillion economy, it's awfully hard to make even the best guesstimates of those kinds of small fractions of numbers," said Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council.
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You know I looked at I'm I think your furnace CBO numbers came out today. We frequently disagree with CBO with all respect that doing the best job they can I get that. No I don't I won't acknowledge any of that right now and united and it tried trillion dollar economy. It's awfully hard to make even the best guest and it's of those kinds of small fractions of numbers that's what you're looking at here. Let's see how rolls out. We. Will get a GP airport about a week for Q4. Who take longer for the first quarter. As I've said many times that I think you have just a whole bunch of very temporary factors. And that the government has reopened. This which goes right back on there's certainly no no no permanent. Damage to speak out there so I just again with the greatest of respect to my friends CBO who often disagree with us. And do not acknowledge the importance of our program tax cuts is to put an editorial and no I don't really agree sort.

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