What happens to tax receipts and government transfer payments when the economy enters a recession?

Both decrease.
Both increase.
Tax receipts increase and transfer payments decrease.
Tax receipts decrease and transfer payments increase.

When he first took office in 1993, President Clinton proposed an economic package that he said would give the economy a fiscal stimulus and cut the size of the government deficit over the next five years. From our knowledge of macroeconomic policy, how should we assess this proposal?

Both of these goals go together so there will be no problems.
These goals are opposed, so achieving one is done at the expense of the other.
The first goal is a problem of fiscal policy while the second is a problem of monetary policy.
Macroeconomics has nothing to say about these goals.

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