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Is Trump Proposing One of the Largest Defense Increases in History?

In his joint address to Congress, President Trump said, "I am sending the Congress a budget that rebuilds the military, eliminates the defense...

Pay-as-you-go: An Important First Budget Step

Today, President Donald Trump released his first budget outline calling for an increase in defense spending. The following is a statement by...

The Wall Should Be Paid For

Congress is expecting a request from the Trump Administration for $12 to $15 billion in supplemental appropriations to fund the construction of a...

Lawmakers Must Pay for the Border Wall and Other Initiatives

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan Thursday estimated the cost of a border wall with Mexico at between $12 billion...

Senator Flake Releases "Wastebook: PORKémon Go" to Catch Federal Waste

Hoping to “catch egregious spending lurking in federal budgets,” Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) released Wastebook: PORKémon Go yesterday, highlighting 50...

Can Delaney Provide a Bipartisan Way Forward for Infrastructure and Tax Reform?

As discussions about President-elect Trump's first 100 days agenda continue, Representative John Delaney (D-MD) is suggesting that a bill he...