Articles Tagged 'budget'
GOP, White House seek to avoid showdown on emergency declaration
Senate Republicans are in talks with the White House about a deal to amend the National Emergencies Act — a move that could lead GOP… READ MORE
Dems unite against Trump’s budget — but challenges coming
House Democrats are banding together this week in opposition to President Trump’s 2020 budget proposal, but the unity may prove to be short-lived as party… READ MORE
Feds see bleak budget; $902 billion deficit projected in 2019
The government will run a $902 billion deficit this year and will cross the trillion-dollar-per-year mark in 2022, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday, delivering… READ MORE
Senate passes bill to fund government, averts federal shutdown
Republicans backed down in their border security fight Wednesday and settled instead for a stopgap spending bill that would keep the government running through early… READ MORE
Nancy Pelosi’s all-day marathon speech sets record
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s all-day speech broke a record for longest-continuous speech in House history.
The California Democrat spoke for more than 8 hours… READ MORE
Haley announces $285M cut in 2018-19 UN operating budget
Calling it “a big step in the right direction,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday night announced a historic reduction in… READ MORE
Illinois Careens Into Financial Meltdown…
Illinois is grappling with a full-fledged financial crisis and not even the lottery is safe – with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner warning the state is… READ MORE
Republicans go to battle over pre-existing conditions
Senate Republicans are talking about including some of the same controversial waivers from a House bill repealing ObamaCare that critics say could hurt people with… READ MORE
House Speaker Ryan: Trump’s budget is ‘right on the target’
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., praised President Trump’s budget blueprint Tuesday night, telling Fox News’ “The Story with Martha MacCallum” that “the aspiration and the… READ MORE
Trump to call for 2 percent cuts annually to non-defense spending
President Trump will seek to balance the federal budget partly by cutting congressional appropriations, other than defense, by 2 percent every year.
The “two-penny plan,”… READ MORE