deficits

The Trump Agenda May Be D.O.A. Thanks To Deficit Hawks In Congress

The Trump Agenda May Be D.O.A. Thanks To Deficit Hawks In Congress

During the 2016 race for the White House, Donald Trump laid out some very ambitious spending proposals which included: A $1 trillion infrastructure package $5 trillion in tax cuts An increase in military spending The repeal Obamacare, which could well cost more than $350 billion over 10 years Trump also promised “not to touch” Medicare […]

Deficit Has Fallen To Lowest Level Since 2007, Paul Ryan Calls It A ‘Crazy Game’

Deficit Has Fallen To Lowest Level Since 2007, Paul Ryan Calls It A ‘Crazy Game’

We’ve all heard Republicans bemoaning the fact that the federal deficit has grown under President Obama, even though the numbers show that the deficit has fallen to the lowest level since 2007. And yet just yesterday the GOP passed permanent tax cuts for businesses that would add $77 billion to the deficit over the next […]

Budget Deal Grabs Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory

Budget Deal Grabs Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory

The proposed budget deal between the House, represented by Paul Ryan, and the Senate, represented by Patty Murray, once again proves that Democrats will, without fail, protect and preserve the prominence and power of the Republican Party. It was announced today that it is believed the Senate has the votes to pass this “deal.” How […]