December 6, 2021

Republicans Agree With Democrats That Biden’s Budget Is ‘Transformational’

As the House moves toward a vote on President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion spending package, Democrats and Republicans are in agreement on one thing: the bill’s impact will be transformational.Whether the transformations will be uplifting or catastrophic, however, is where the bipartisan agreement ends. While Democrats have argued that the bill will greatly improve the…

Democrats Are Going All-In On The Largest Budget In History. Even With Congressional Majorities, Its Passage Is Far From Certain

Congressional committees began meeting Tuesday to formally draft Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget, moving ahead with the sweeping bill that contains much of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda even as its passage remains anything but certain. The bill as contrived could affect Americans at nearly every stage in their lives, from provisions adopting free or affordable child…

House Moderates In Standoff With Pelosi As Budget Talks Stall

Negotiations between House Democratic leadership and moderates in the caucus ended in a stalemate just after midnight Tuesday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her team failing to find the support to advance Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending bill and postponing the key vote. Following a marathon Rules Committee hearing Monday, Pelosi and a group of moderates…

Exclusive — Tom Cotton Warns: Democrats Using DACA to Slip Amnesty into Budget

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that Democrats are using Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that has provided quasi-amnesty to hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens since 2012, to leverage large scale amnesty. “The president cannot simply say he is not gonna enforce…

Biden Budget Proposes $6 Trillion Annual Spending as Inflation Soars to 29-Year High

President Joe Biden released his budget Friday, proposing $6.01 trillion in annual spending even as the economy is going through record inflation. The Commerce Department reported Friday that core personal consumption expenditures hit a 3.1 percent annual gain in April — the highest since May 1992. The plan calls for a 36.6 percent increase in…

Attorney General Garland: Biden DOJ Budget Includes $85M Increase to Probe Domestic Terrorism Cases

Attorney General Merrick Garland told House lawmakers Tuesday that the Biden Administration’s 2022 budget request for the Department of Justice (DOJ) would seek an $85 million increase from last year’s budget for domestic terrorism investigations and cases. “Our budget supports my commitment to protecting our national security, including addressing both international and domestic terrorism while…

Biden Budget Requests Increase In Defense Spending, Identifies China As ‘Top Challenge’

April 09, 2021 12:39 PM ET President Joe Biden’s budget for the fiscal year 2022 calls for a slight increase in defense spending to $715 billion and identifies combatting China as the “top challenge” for the U.S. as a whole. The defense spending in Biden’s first budget request reflects the Pentagon’s ongoing efforts to pivot…

House Budget Chair Yarmuth: Some People Who Could Use Direct Payment Won’t Get It

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Cross Connection,” House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth (D-KY) stated that under the coronavirus relief bill, “there will be people who could use” the $1,400 direct payments “who will not get it, but, again, 250 million people will.” Yarmuth said, “I think that what you have to say is we’re…

The Final Air Force One Budget is Here and Trump Just Saved Taxpayers a Ton of Money.

The United States government has reached a final deal with Boeing to build two brand new Air Force One airplanes. In 2016 shortly after winning the White House, President Trump publicly berated the company for what he believed was overcharging taxpayers. He also threatened to cancel the order. Boeing is building a brand new 747 […]

U.S. Budget Just Made History: Best Month Ever.

In April, the federal government took in a record sum of $515 billion in taxes, according to a newly released Congressional Budget Office report. During that time, we spent $297 billion. Yes, you read that correctly: We actually took in more than we spent — a lot more. That $218 billion surplus is, in fact, […]

Congress Passes Huge Budget, But It’s Not Trump’s.

The Senate followed the House by passing a $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday morning that funds the government through September, after taking 11 hours to consider the 2,232-page bill. The spending bill and its contents attracted ire from both parties, but Republicans in the majority took issue with both the substance and the process […]

Congress Blew Through the Budget Caps, Again. Here’s What Needs to Change.

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 signed into law last week really should be renamed the Bipartisan Budget Crash Act. This spending spree takes a Mack Truck and rams through the hard-fought budget caps under the 2011 Budget Control Act to the tune of at least $300 billion. When all is said and done, the […]

5 Takeaways From Trump’s New Budget Proposal.

President Donald Trump delivered his fiscal year 2019 budget request to Congress on Monday, officially kicking off the 2019 budget season. Congress must now do its job and build off the president’s budget and craft its own budget resolution. In light of last week’s budget-busting deal, now more than ever it is crucial for Congress […]

Donald Trump signs budget deal, US government reopens after brief shutdown

US President Donald Trump says the new budget deal “means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS”. The twin votes put to rest a brief federal freeze that relatively few would notice. Many who did quickly labelled it a pointless, head-scratching episode. The shutdown was the second partial government shutdown in three weeks. The breakdown came largely in the […]

Government Shuts Down Over Sen. Rand Paul’s Protest of Budget Deal

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) caused a government shutdown Thursday evening with his protest of the increased debt that the Senate budget deal would cause. “I can’t in all good honesty, in all good faith, just look the other way because my party is now complicit in the deficits,” Paul said on the floor of the […]

Democrats Kill Off Trump Super-Rally: Announce NO BUDGET DEAL Without DACA Amnesty – Market Plunges 200 Points!

The Dow Jones broke 25,000 for the first time on January 4, 2018. It’s been only seven days and the Dow Jones just broke 26,000 on Tuesday! But all of that changed today at 2:00 PM. Democrat Whip Steny Hoyer announced they would be no budget deal this week without DREAMER Amnesty. Hoyer tweeted this […]

House Passes Senate Budget, Moves One Step Closer To Tax Reform

The House narrowly passed the Senate’s fiscal year 2018 budget equipped with reconciliation instructions for tax reform in a 216-212 vote Thursday. Passing the measure brings Republicans one step closer to their plans to overhaul the tax code. The bill, which allows for $1.5 trillion in deficit spending, provides the GOP with the tools needed to […]

Senate Budget a Major Step Toward Tax Reform, but Falls Short on Spending Reforms

The Senate passed its fiscal year 2018 budget resolution late Thursday night, paving the way for potentially the most comprehensive tax reform package in decades. The proposal is a significant step toward implementing the president and Congress’ tax reform agenda. However, it fails to make significant cuts to federal spending—an important piece of the puzzle […]

Senate narrowly passes 2018 budget, paving way for tax reform

Senate Republicans took the first step Thursday evening toward passing a tax plan and fulfilling a long-held campaign pledge. Senators narrowly voted 51-49 to pass the fiscal 2018 budget after a grueling hours-long marathon on the Senate floor. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) joined with every Democrat and independent to vote against the bill. The spending […]

House passes budget, paving way for tax reform

The House passed its 2018 budget resolution Thursday in a party-line vote that represents a step toward its goal of sending tax-reform legislation to President Trump. In a 219-206 vote, lawmakers approved a budget resolution for 2018 that sets up a process for shielding the GOP tax bill from a filibuster in the Senate. A total […]

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 […]

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