Budget
  • The Problem a Balanced Budget Amendment Can’t Fix

    By Michael Rainey

    As reports filtered out Wednesday that House Speaker Paul Ryan plans to bring a balanced budget amendment to the House floor for a vote, in fulfillment of a pledge to Rep. Mark Walker, chair of the...

  • Air Force May Have to Slash Its F-35 Order

    By Michael Rainey

    The U.S. Air Force plans to order 1,763 F-35 Lightning II jets from Lockheed Martin, but rapidly increasing operating costs could reduce that number significantly. According to an internal analysis...

  • President Donald Trump and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady smile at each other after the U.S. Congress passed sweeping tax overhaul legislation, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington

    Republicans to Push for More Tax Cuts, Balanced Budget Amendment

    By Michael Rainey

    The Hill reports that Congress, having passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut in December and a $1.3 trillion spending package just last week, isn’t sure what to do next. Lawmakers may turn to infrastructure...

  • U.S. President Trump participates in tour of U.S.-Mexico border wall prototypes near Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, California

    Trump Wants Pentagon to Pay for Border Wall

    By Michael Rainey

    President Trump is pushing for the Department of Defense to help build the border wall with Mexico, according to a report Tuesday in The Washington Post . Trump is reportedly upset about the low...

  • US Borrowing Nearly $300 Billion This Week

    By Michael Rainey

    The Treasury Department plans to sell a record $294 billion worth of bills and notes this week, according to Bloomberg . The tax cuts signed into law by President Trump are causing a decline in...

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