Former White House aide says Bush failed on "poor people stuff."

"The White House gets what the White House really wants."
A former deputy director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives says President Bush has failed to support the program as he had promised.

David Kuo, who left the position in December 2003, said the White House didn’t push hard enough for Congress to deliver the $8 billion Bush had promised to faith-based initiatives during his first year in office.

“From tax cuts to Medicare, the White House gets what the White House really wants,” Kuo wrote in an essay for the Internet site Beliefnet. “It never really wanted the ‘poor people stuff.”’

 

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