White House promises Obama budget will 'blow your mind'

White House press secretary Jay Carney promised Friday that President Obama's budget "will blow your mind."

Carney said the Obama budget expected Wednesday will be "so much more detailed" than what Republicans have proposed that "it will blow your mind." He made the comment at his daily briefing, where it met with some laughter from the press corps. 

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Obama's budget is expected to include proposals for new tax hikes and a critical entitlement reform the president has previously floated. He would convert to a "chained CPI" formula for calculating increases in entitlement benefits for inflation, a shift that would lead to a slower hike in inflationary increases. 

Liberals warned Friday they'd give the cold shoulder to that proposal, while Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerDems face hard choice for State of the Union response Even some conservatives seem open to return to earmarks Overnight Finance: Trump, lawmakers take key step to immigration deal | Trump urges Congress to bring back earmarks | Tax law poised to create windfall for states | Trump to attend Davos | Dimon walks back bitcoin criticism MORE (R-Ohio) said the proposal meant little if Obama would only agree to the change in exchange for GOP acceptance of new tax hikes.