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Spending Has Increased $800 Billion Under President Trump

President Trump's Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget calls for about $3.2 trillion in net deficit reduction over the next decade by our estimate, including...
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The President's Budget Saves Medicare $600 Billion While Reducing Out-of-Pocket Costs

Last year, numerous politicians and outlets repeated the false and misleading claim that the President’s FY 2020 budget cut Medicare benefits by $845...
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An Overview of the President’s FY 2021 Budget

Moments ago, President Trump released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget proposal, outlining his tax and spending proposals and their effects on the...
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Play Debt-O During State of the Union 2020!

Tonight, President Donald Trump will give his third State of the Union Address at 9 p.m. EST. During the address, we will be live tweeting, providing...
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President Trump has Signed $4.7 Trillion of Debt into Law

Our US Budget Watch 2020 project analyzes, estimates, and explains the fiscal implications of proposals introduced during the presidential campaigns...

President Trump Bolsters Administrative PAYGO Through Executive Order

Last week, President Trump signed an executive order requiring federal agencies to identify and propose offsets whenever they propose an action that...
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President Trump’s $4 Trillion Debt Increase

If the recent budget deal is signed into law, it will be the third major piece of deficit-financed legislation in President Trump's term. In...
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President's Budget Gets Serious About Cutting Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

Update: the tables in this post have been updated with estimates from CBO's analysis of the President's FY 2020 budget. CBO does not provide specific...

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

The budget deficit will be almost $900 billion this year according to projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). By our estimates, 60...
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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...

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