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Trump Budget Spending Increases Aren’t All Paid For

Although President’s Trump “skinny budget” pays for most of its defense spending increases with cuts elsewhere, one-fifth of the spending increases...

Maya MacGuineas and Robert L. Bixby: Trump's "skinny budget" gets an incomplete

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, and Robert L. Bixby,...

AHCA Saves Money, But Could Make Getting to Balance Harder

Update (3/23/2017): These numbers are relevant for the original version of the American Health Care Act. An amended version was released on...

President Trump's FY 2018 "Skinny Budget"

The Trump Administration today released its "skinny budget," which details its plans for defense and non-defense discretionary spending for Fiscal...

Statement on Trump's Skinny Budget

President Trump’s administration released its “skinny” budget today with a plan to release further details in the coming months....

Update: The Cost of Rising Interest Rates

Over the next decade, interest payments on the debt are projected to be the fastest growing part of the federal budget. Last year, the federal...