August 18, 2017

Donald Trump Budget Spends Big on Military and the Wall; Cuts Foreign Aid, EPA, and Public Broadcasting

President Donald Trump released his budget blueprint on Thursday, an effort to prioritize safety and security for the American people while dramatically cutting other agencies considered sacred cows by the left. “To keep Americans safe, we have made tough choices that have been put off for too long,” Trump wrote in a message to Congress. “But we […]

Trump’s First Budget Promises To Beef Up National Security, Dramatically Cut Domestic Spending

Donald Trump boosts defense-related spending by tens of billions of dollars and calls for significant cuts to domestic programs like the Environmental Protection Agency in his first proposed federal budget. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said on a call with reporters Wednesday that the “America First budget” fulfills key […]

Trump’s budget boosts military but cuts GOP, Dem favorites

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s new $1.15 trillion budget would reshape America’s government with the broad, conservative strokes he promised as a candidate, ordering generous increases for the military, slashing domestic programs and riling both fellow Republicans and Democrats by going after favored programs. The president’s initial budget proposal, submitted to Congress on […]

President Trump Wants to Increase the Pentagon’s Budget by $54 Billion

President Donald J. Trump President Donald J. Trump is developing a federal budget that would increase $54 billion to the defense budget. The increase would be made possible by significant cuts elsewhere in the federal government, particularly to the State Department and its foreign aid division. The budget for the State Department and Agency for International […]

BREAKING: House Votes for Budget Resolution That Could Lead to Obamacare Repeal

The House of Representatives has voted for a budget resolution to begin the repeal process of Obamacare. The Senate approved the resolution earlier this week. Republicans don’t have to worry about a Democratic filibuster since they are using the reconciliation process. That doesn’t mean that Republicans are unified in the effort, however. Nine House Republicans […]

The ‘illegals’ budget: $23M for to let in 75,000 more youths, $12.5M to help those already here

Border officials are expecting another huge surge of 75,000 illegal youths to surge across the border this year, the second time in three years, and they want $23 million to handle the crisis. President Obama’s border boss told House appropriators that he wants a “contingency fund of up to $23 million to support up to […]

Hillary Campaign Budget Strategist Was Vice President at Goldman Sachs

The Hillary Clinton campaign employs a former Goldman Sachs vice president who joined the campaign directly from Goldman. As Clinton fights to quell concerns about her close relationship with the New York City investment mega-firm, a look at her payroll reveals that Clinton is paying a former top Goldman executive. Dan Beksha began working as […]

Obama Wants ‘Billions For Gun Control’ In 2017 Budget

On February 9 President Obama released his 2017 budget proposal and it contains “billions for gun control.” Much of this is to fund the various aspects of Obama’s January 5 executive gun controls, which include new FBI personnel to handle National Instant Criminal Background System (NICS) checks, more ATF agents, funding “smart gun” research, expanding […]

Congress Criticizes Obama Budget For Putting Climate Change Ahead of National Security

President Obama’s final budget request is full of the bloated bureaucracy we’ve come to expect. The proposal, which is over $4 trillion, places a fee on oil and raises taxes. Of particular target though is Obama’s plan to fund environmental initiatives at the demise of economic prosperity. A few specifics: The economy will continue to […]

Crony Capitalist Payoffs for California in Paul Ryan’s Budget

The $1.1 trillion federal budget deal boosts spending by 6 percent, extends about 50 expiring tax breaks, and funds an array of goodies meant to please both California Democrats and Republicans. California’s congressional Representatives and Senators should receive lots of constituent cheer after passing a five-year, federal $325 billion highway bill in early December, and then […]

Rosemary Jenks: Budget Bill Helps Jihadis and Criminal Aliens, Hurts Americans

The Director of Government Relations at NumbersUSA, Rosemary Jenks, the 1.1 trillion 2016 spending bill, is “a huge debacle. Not only can we not afford it. It’s actually going to hurt the livelihood of Americans. It’s going to help jihadis. It’s going to help criminal aliens. It’s going to help refugees coming from the Middle East […]

House approves BUDGET DEAL in big 266-167 vote

House lawmakers in both parties joined forces Wednesday to pass a sweeping budget deal that marks both a parting victory for outgoing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and a valedictory gift for his likely replacement, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). The final vote was 266 to 167, with 79 Republicans joining every Democrat in sealing passage. Ryan was among […]

Budget BETRAYAL: GOP’s Path to Victory … for Hillary

At close to midnight Monday, Republican leadership in Congress – outgoing House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – dropped a bomb on members of their respective chambers: a budget bill secretly negotiated with the Obama White House. Without consulting GOP representatives elected on a promise of stopping the Obama agenda, the […]

Speaker-in-Waiting PAUL RYAN Abandons Opposition to Big-Spending Budget Deal

  House Speaker-in-waiting Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)58% is suddenly supporting the big-spending budget deal that effectively writes lame-duck President Obama a blank check to rack up debt. “What I’ve heard from members over the last two weeks is a desire to wipe the slate clean, put in place a process that builds trust, and start focusing […]

GOP Congress Signing Off on Two Year Budget That Would Empower Obama

GOP leaders in Congress are preparing to rush through a two-year budget that would leave President Barack Obama with roughly $40 billion in extra domestic spending, plus an unfettered ability to attack undefended conservative causes via his regulations and management directives. Last last night, Congress released the outlines of the deal, which is slated to […]

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