Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Trump Administration

Three-Fifths of This Year's Deficit is Policymakers' Fault

The budget deficit will be almost $900 billion this year according to
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Analysis of the President’s FY 2020 Budget

The Trump Administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget proposal today, outlining the President’s tax and spending priorities over the n
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An Overview of the President's FY 2020 Budget

Moments ago, President Trump released his Fi
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What We’d Like to See in President Trump’s FY 2020 Budget

Reports suggest the Trump administration will release its FY 2020 budget in two parts, beginning next week.
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Feb 5, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release

Play Debt-O During State of the Union 2019!

President Donald Trump will give his second State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET.
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Leon Panetta: Five Lessons that Never Seem to Be Learned from Shutting Down the Government

Leon Panetta is co-chair of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, former budget director and White House chief of staff under Pr
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Are Defense and Disasters Causing the Deficit Increase?

When asked about the increasing deficit, President Trump yesterday pointed to defense spending increases and disaster relief.

Maya MacGuineas: National Debt is About to Roar Back to Life as a Pressing Issue

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, published an
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CBO’s Analysis of the President’s FY 2019 Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget using its own assumptions to evaluate t

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