(CNSNews.com) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Thursday that she would like to see a balanced budget, “in a number of decades.”
During her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill, CNSNews.com asked Pelosi if she agreed with President Barack Obama’s recent remarks that America does not have an “immediate” debt crisis. The U.S. debt as of Wednesday stands at $16.7 trillion.
“Well, I believe that we’re on a path to reduce the deficit,” Pelosi said. “And I would say that—count me as one who would say I want us to be on a path to balance the budget in a number of decades.”