Contrary to the promises of December 2017, the Republican tax cuts are not paying for themselves. Instead, they are helping lead us to trillion-dollar deficits.
Don’t worry folks, we’ll make it past that mark quite easily over the course of the new Fiscal Year.
President Trump and the Republican Party have spent the last three years lying about the Federal budget deficit and the economy.
Once again, a fight is set to brew over funding for the President’s border wall. Will he force another shutdown in an election year?
Despite having utterly mishandled both areas when they actually held power, Republicans think they can win back the House of Representatives by focusing on the budget deficit and health care reform.
As predicted, the Federal Budget Deficit has crossed the threshold back into the world of trillion-dollar deficits. This is all due to the hypocrisy of Republicans and so-called conservatives.
The Trump Administration from projects to build on-base schools and daycare facilities to spend on his border wall.
The Federal Budget Deficit rose 27% in July, putting it on course for the $1 trillion by the end of September.
The Trump Administration is warning Congress that we will need to raise the debt ceiling by September. Congress should take this as an opportunity to eliminate it entirely.
The Federal Budget Deficit passed the $700 Billion mark with three months still to go in the Fiscal Year.
Do you want to get money out of politics? You need to get politics out of money.
There are several months to go before a budget must be passed but there are already signs that the White House and Congress could be headed for an impasse.
Republicans have aborted President Trump’s lofty plan for a $2 trillion infrastructure deal just days after it was conceived.
President Trump will ask for $8.6 billion for his border wall in his Fiscal Year 2020 budget. He’s unlikely to get it.
Economic growth slowed significantly in the fourth quarter of 2018 from where it had been earlier in the year. And it’s likely to slow down even more.
The President will sign the bill to fund the government and avert another government shutdown, but in doing so he’ll also lay the groundwork for another showdown with Congress.
When it comes to the shutdown and border wall showdown that started back in December, Donald Trump is the biggest loser.
If all goes well, the bill to avert another shutdown should become law today.
The National Debt officially topped $22 trillion, marking a $2 trillion increase since President Trump took office.
Most Americans don’t want to see another government shutdown, but they’re somewhat divided on the issue of a border wall.
President Trump now appears to accept the compromise worked out by Congress to avoid another shutdown even though he’s not pleased with it.
Congressional negotiators have reportedly reached a budget deal, but it’s not clear if the President will agree to it.
Negotiations to avert another shutdown appear to have stalled over the weekend with just four days left to go before funding runs out.
Congress appears to be near a deal on border security and government funding, but it’s unclear if the President will be on board.
Lindsey Graham is telling his fellow Republicans that they better back the President if he decides to declare a national emergency to get funding for his border wall.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has warned the President against using a national emergency to fund his border wall.
A new study reveals that the Republican tax cut package passed at the end of 2017 has not had the economic impact the GOP claimed it would.
A new poll shows that most Americans would oppose a second government shutdown over the border wall.
The White House isn’t ruling out the idea of a second government shutdown, but Senate Republicans have other ideas.
The economic impact from the just-concluded government shutdown was apparently quite substantial.
The economy took quite a hit from the President’s pointless shutdown over a border wall that will never be built.
After an essentially pointless 35 day shutdown, some members of the House and Senate are proposing bills that would make government shutdowns impossible.
Is the settlement of the government shutdown just delaying the inevitable?
Regardless of whether or not you think Nancy Pelosi won the government shutdown, Donald Trump clearly lost.
In a deal that can only be described as a cave by the President, the government shutdown is on course to be ended by the end of the day today.
The Trump Administration either doesn’t realize the impact the shutdown is having on Federal workers who haven’t been paid in a month, or it doesn’t care.
As the shutdown enters day thirty-five, there are some signs of movement in Washington but no real progress.
The Senate rejected Republican and Democratic proposals as expected but there are some signs of movement forward.
As the shutdown enters its thirty-fourth day and the Senate gets ready to vote on proposals that have no chance of succeeding, Democrats are preparing a new proposal.
As the shutdown continues, the President’s political position is becoming weaker. He doesn’t seem to care, though.
There’s a way that Congress and the President could make future government shutdowns impossible, but they probably won’t do it.
The Senate has the ball this week in terms of action on the government shutdown, but its work is going to end up being utterly pointless.
The government shutdown is beginning to negatively impact the public’s perception of the health of the economy.
Not surprisingly, the President’s proposed shutdown deal is not being received well by Democrats on Capitol Hill.
The initial reaction to President Trump’s proposal to reopen the government is not going over well on either side of the aisle.
President Trump put an offer on the table to end the shutdown, the question is whether it will actually lead anywhere.
With Democrats making a new proposal and the President set to speak later today, there could be movement on ending the government shutdown. I wouldn’t be too optimistic, though.