To the tune of an additional $261 million more than what Obama proposed. So much for fiscal conservative principles: The U.S. Senate’s first spending bill of 2016 allocates $261 million more than President Barack Obama requested and lacks significant conservative amendments, but it still sailed to passage Thursday in the Republican-led chamber. An overwhelming number of […]
The Washington Examiner reported: President Obama’s proposed tax changes amount to a $2.1 trillion increase in federal taxes over the next 10 years, according to an official estimate released Thursday. The Joint Committee on Taxation, the congressional body tasked with providing nonpartisan estimates of tax legislation, released an analysis Thursday finding that Obama’s fiscal 2017 budget […]
Well…here you have it: Few Republicans are satisfied with a GOP blueprint that lifts discretionary spending caps by $30 billion next year, to $1.07 trillion. The budget plan includes conservative priorities, including a complete overhaul of the tax code, rolling back banking reform regulations, repealing the Affordable Care Act, and reforming Medicaid and Medicare. And […]
The House Republicans said, no thanks, considering that it is the largest budget proposal submitted by a president.
The budget deal puts off discussions about the national budget until March 2017, so after the 2016 presidential election cycle.
No government shutdown, but spending caps are lifted, which means it’s a victory for spend-happy Democrats and Republicans alike.
This could be really beneficial to Paul Ryan, who could be the next Speaker of the House. But, this deal is a compromise and some conservatives are upset at the concessions.
As the Washington Examiner reported: “A House panel advanced a spending bill that effectively rolls back several provisions of Obamacare in the Republicans’ latest attempts to challenge the controversial law.” “The House Appropriations Committee voted 30-21 along party lines to advance a $153 billion funding bill for several federal agencies such as the Department of […]
Too bad facts get in the way, such as Baltimore being controlled by Democrats for decades and not Republicans.
It feels like this is the first time that the Senate has passed a budget that could be passed in the House, for the first time in years. All thanks to the new Republican majority in Congress.
5/14/2016 - U.S. Senate Republicans Passed More Spending than Obama Requested
3/25/2016 - Obama has Proposed Tax Hikes of $2.1 Trillion
3/16/2016 - House GOP’s $1.07 Trillion Budget Opposed by Conservatives
2/10/2016 - Obama Sends Record $4.1 Trillion Budget Proposal to Congress
11/2/2015 - Obama Signs Budget Deal that Irks Conservatives
10/30/2015 - Senate Passes Budget Deal, goes to Obama to Sign
10/27/2015 - House GOP and Obama White House has a Tentative Budget Deal
6/25/2015 - House Panel Votes to Defund ObamaCare
5/13/2015 - WATCH: Democrat says GOP Budget could Lead to Another Baltimore
3/27/2015 - GOP-Controlled Senate Passes a Budget
2/4/2015 - Obama’s Budget wants to Make Solyndra Tax Credit Permanent
2/2/2015 - Obama’s Newest Tax? 14% on Overseas Profits to fund his Roads and Bridges
6/11/2012 - MSNBC’s Matthews Defends Obama Against WashPost Reporter
5/30/2012 - Grover Norquist Debunks Media Myths on Tax Pledge
6/30/2011 - POLITICO buries Senate Democratic obstructionism on budget
4/20/2011 - President Obama Pulls a Pawlenty – on Facebook