Articles Tagged 'Federal Budget'
High anxiety hits Senate over raising debt ceiling
Senators are growing anxious that they might have to vote to raise the nation’s debt ceiling in a matter of weeks given new estimates that… READ MORE
House passes $4.5B border funding bill
The House passed a $4.5 billion border funding bill in a 230-195 vote on Tuesday after last-minute changes were made to the legislation to sway… READ MORE
Democrats move funding bills as caps deal remains elusive
House Democrats are set to move funding for most of the federal government this week, even as lawmakers have struggled to reach a budget caps… READ MORE
GOP presses Trump to make a deal on spending
Congressional leaders face an uphill battle in selling President Trump on a two-year spending deal when they meet with his top advisers at a meeting… READ MORE
Dems eye big infrastructure package, with or without Trump
If Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump can’t strike an infrastructure deal, key Democrats say they should push their own partisan bill through the House ahead… READ MORE
Pelosi, Schumer say they’ve agreed to pursue $2T infrastructure bill with Trump
Democratic congressional leaders said Tuesday they reached an agreement with President Trump to seek a deal on a $2 trillion infrastructure bill, a surprising development… READ MORE
Dems want climate change, tax hikes in infrastructure deal
The top two Democratic leaders on Monday told President Trump that any bipartisan infrastructure package needs to take into consideration climate change and include “substantial,… READ MORE
Trump weighs two-week government funding extension after George H.W. Bush death
President Trump said he’ll likely agree to a request from congressional leaders to extend government funding for two weeks beyond Friday’s deadline due to the… READ MORE
McConnell says deficits ‘not a Republican problem’
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
(R-Ky.) on Tuesday said the nation’s rising debts were something for both parties to address.
Treasury data released Monday showed… READ MORE
US budget deficit expands to $779 billion in fiscal 2018 as spending surges
The U.S. federal budget deficit rose in fiscal 2018 to the highest level in six years as spending climbed, the Trump administration said Monday.
The… READ MORE