Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Fiscal FactCheck 2016

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Apr 26, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Is President Trump's Tax Cut the Largest in History?

In their tax reform framework memo, the Trump Administration calls their plan "The Biggest Individual and Business Tax Cut in American History." And...
Donald Trump
Apr 26, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Fiscal FactCheck: How Much Will Trump's Tax Plan Cost?

The White House released principles and a framework for tax reform today. We applaud the President's focus on tax reform, but the plan includes far...
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Has Debt Gone Down By $12 Billion Since Trump Took Office?

On Twitter, President Trump claimed the national debt decreased by $12 billion during his first month in office, as opposed to increasing during...
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Is Trump Proposing One of the Largest Defense Increases in History?

In his joint address to Congress, President Trump said, "I am sending the Congress a budget that rebuilds the military, eliminates the defense...
Nov 9, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release

What We Know About President-Elect Trump's Agenda

Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election, but what will President-elect Trump's policy agenda be? Throughout the 2016 campaign, we...
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A Lame Duck President in 2017?

by C. Eugene Steuerle, Maya MacGuineas, Tyler Evilsizer, and Caleb Quakenbush This report represents a joint project of the Urban-Brookings Tax...

Interactive Tool: Reforming the Candidates' Fiscal Plans

Our recent in-depth analysis Promises and Price Tags found that the national debt would continue to rise under a Hillary Clinton or a Donald Trump...

Looking at the Long Term Under the Candidates' Plans

We’ve shown before that neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump would reverse the unsustainable growth of the national debt over the next...
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How Clinton and Trump Could Affect Economic Growth

Recently, the Tax Policy Center (TPC) estimated the economic impact of Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's tax plans, finding that both...
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Oct 19, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Would Clinton Double Some People's Taxes?

During the third presidential debate on October 19, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said about Hillary Clinton's tax plan, "Her...

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