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Co-Chairs Call on Trump to Talk About National Debt in First Address to Joint Session of Congress

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-chairs Mitch Daniels, Leon Panetta, and Tim Penny released the following statement Monday calling...

Statement by Maya MacGuineas on President’s National Debt Comments

Today, President Trump said the national debt went down $12 billion in the first month of his presidency. Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee...

What We’d Like to See in President Trump’s FY 2018 “Skinny Budget”

The Trump Administration is expected to soon release its first budget outlining the President’s priorities for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 and the...

Three Trust Funds Face Insolvency in the Next Eight Years

We have made clear that President Trump faces a challenging fiscal situation now that he has entered office. As we laid out, part of that situation...

President Trump's Historic Debt Dilemma

As President Donald Trump begins his term, he faces perhaps the most daunting fiscal situation of any incoming president. President Trump enters...

Principles for the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution

The Congressional budget resolution is a guiding document that should establish the nation’s budget priorities, the approach to financing them...