Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Donald Trump

Donald Trump, an American businessman, politician, television personality, and author, will be the 45th President of the United States after winning the electoral college on November 8, 2016. His running mate and Indiana governor Mike Pence will be the vice president.

David Stockman
May 12, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

David Stockman: Trump's Tax Plan Never Had a Chance

David Stockman served as the director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Reagan administration and is currently a member of the board of...

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 C-Chair Leon Panetta on Face the Nation

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...

Statement by Maya MacGuineas on the Inauguration of Donald Trump

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget welcomes Donald Trump and Mike Pence as the President and Vice President of the United States. The new...
Dave Walker

Dave Walker: Washington’s chance to reform the status quo

David Walker is a former Comptroller General of the United States (head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office) and is a member of the...

Mike Murphy: 10 Things Trump Should Do to Secure Our Fiscal Future

Mike Murphy, the Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, wrote a guest post that...
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Don't Count on 4% Growth

During the campaign, President-elect Trump frequently claimed his policies would grow the economy by 4 percent per year, also mentioning growth...
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Governing through Leadership: Steps to Secure Our Fiscal Future

A Memorandum to President-Elect Donald J. Trump    TO: President-Elect Donald J. Trump  FROM:  ...
Rudolph Penner
Nov 30, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Rudolph Penner: Enacting the Trump Fiscal Agenda Won't Be Easy

Dr. Rudolph Penner was the director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1983 to 1987, and he is an Institute Fellow at the Urban ...
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Nov 30, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Judd Gregg: Passing Tax Reform 101

Judd Gregg, a former Republican senator from New Hampshire, served as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee from 2005 to 2007 and ranking member...