Trump Budget: Goes Big On Border Wall, Immigration Enforcement

  Trump’s 2019 Budget Goes Big On Border Wall, Immigration Enforcement Will Racke Immigration and Foreign Policy Reporter President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal asks for big increases in border security spending, including funds to build the border wall and hire thousands of immigration agents. Released Monday, the White House budget calls for $46 billion in discretionary spending for the Department of Homeland Security, an 8 percent increase over 2017 funding. Of that total, $23 billion would go toward border security, including $18 billion over two years toRead More

Senate Reaches Deal On Short-Term Spending Bill

  Senate Reaches Deal On Short-Term Spending Bill To Re-Open Government Juliegrace Brufke Capitol Hill Reporter WASHINGTON — On day three of the government shutdown, Republican leadership in the Senate managed to garner enough Democratic votes to break a filibuster on a short-term spending bill to fund the government through Feb. 8. A vote on the spending bill itself is expected to happen Monday afternoon, before the bill moves to the House. The vote to end the filibuster finished 81-18, with two Republicans — Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky andRead More

President Trump’s Budget Respects The Working Class; Putting American Families First And Supporting The Military

President Trump’s first proposed budget shows respect for the people who pay the bills. The administration’s proposal reverses the damaging trends from previous administrations by putting our nation’s budget back into balance and reducing our debt through fiscally conservative principles, all the while delivering on President Trump’s campaign promise not to cut Social Security retirement or Medicare. The budget’s combination of regulatory, tax, and welfare reforms will provide opportunities for economic growth and creation. Get the facts about President Trump’s budget. Balance & Cutting Spending Unlike any budget proposed byRead More