President's Budget

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Does the President's Budget Slash Social Security and Medicare?

Several lawmakers have claimed that President Trump's latest budget would "slash," "gut," and "devastate" Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. It...
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Debt Could Be 20 Percent of GDP Higher than President's Budget Claims

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) typically publishes its own estimate of the President's budget about a month after the budget's initial release...
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Analysis of the President's FY 2019 Budget

The Trump Administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget proposal today. The budget proposes a number of tax and spending changes that it...
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An Overview of the President's FY 2019 Budget

Moments ago, President Trump released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget proposals, outlining his tax and spending proposals for the next decade. We...
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What We’d Like to See in President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget

The Trump Administration is slated to release its budget outlining the President’s priorities for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 and the next decade on Monday...
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CBO Releases Its Own Estimate of the President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the President's budget today. The estimate shows, perhaps unsurprisingly, a much worse...

Price Confirms Double-Counting in President's Budget

One source of uncertainty in the President's budget is how much savings it contains from reducing Medicaid spending. In testimony last week to the...

CRFB on NPR's Planet Money: How to Get 3% Growth

Achieving 3 percent sustained annual growth would be incredibly difficult, yet that assumption is embedded in President Trump’s proposed budget. In...
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Maya MacGuineas and Robert L. Bixby: President Trump’s budget is ‘incoherent’

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, and Robert L. Bixby,...

Marc Goldwein: Three Smart Reforms in Trump's Budget

Marc Goldwein is the senior vice president and senior policy director of the Commitee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an ...

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