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Spending Has Increased $800 Billion Under President Trump

President Trump's Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget calls for about $3.2 trillion in net deficit reduction over the next decade by our estimate, including...

Interest Costs Will More Than Double Over the Next Decade

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) latest budget projections show interest on the national debt remains the fastest growing category of the...

The President's Budget Saves Medicare $600 Billion While Reducing Out-of-Pocket Costs

Last year, numerous politicians and outlets repeated the false and misleading claim that the President’s FY 2020 budget cut Medicare benefits by $845...

Analysis of the President’s FY 2021 Budget

The Trump Administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget proposal today, outlining the President’s tax and spending priorities over the...

An Overview of the President’s FY 2021 Budget

Moments ago, President Trump released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget proposal, outlining his tax and spending proposals and their effects on the...

President’s Budget Mixes Real Proposals and Fantasy Assumptions

For Immediate Release Today, President Trump released his budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, outlining his tax and spending agenda over the next...

Amy Klobuchar’s Plan to “Govern with Fiscal Responsibility”

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) put forward a Plan for the Future of Work and a Changing Economy in December. The plan...

State of the Union Ignores Trillion-Dollar Deficits

For Immediate Release President Trump delivered his third State of the Union Address last night. Notably absent from his speech was any mention of...

GAO: Fiscal Sustainability Is a Growing Concern for Some Key Federal Trust Funds

Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the financial health of the nation’s federal trust funds. Requested by...