President's Budget

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How the President's Budget Cuts Are Distributed

The President's budget includes sizeable cuts to federal spending to reduce deficits, but how are those cuts distributed? The budget shows that most...
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Trump Budget Includes Meaningful SSDI Reforms

President Trump has been disappointingly reluctant to propose any changes to improve the solvency of Social Security's retirement program, but his...

Maya MacGuineas: Why is Trump's 3-percent growth target pure folly? Because math.

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...

Marc Goldwein: President Trump’s Budget Defies Gravity

Marc Goldwein is the senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an opinion...
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President Trump’s Full FY 2018 Budget

The President released the full version of his first budget yesterday, laying out his proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 and the following decade....
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A Quick Summary of President Trump's FY 2018 Budget

Today, President Trump released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget, the first full budget proposal of his presidency. We will publish a full analysis...

President’s Budget Relies on Rosy Assumptions

For Immediate Release President Trump’s first full budget was previewed tonight. The budget calls for $3.6 trillion of spending reductions and...
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What We'd Like to See in President Trump's Full FY 2018 Budget

After releasing its “skinny budget” in March, the Trump Administration is slated to release its full budget request outlining the President’s...
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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...
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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,...

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