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Cutting the Smallest and Slowest Growing Part of the Budget

President Trump's March budget release will reportedly increase defense spending next year by $54 billion and cut non-defense spending by the...

CRFB Co-Chair Leon Panetta Tells Face the Nation We Must “Put Everything on the Table”

CRFB Co-Chair Leon Panetta was on Face the Nation on CBS this Sunday. Among a variety of topics, the former Secretary of Defense, Director of the...

Join CRFB as We Live Tweet the President's Address to Congress

President Trump will give his first address before a joint session of Congress tonight at 9 PM Eastern time. CRFB will be live tweeting the speech,...

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...