Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Jun 30, 2016|Pinebluff Commercial (AR)

Promises made, but better unkept?

Those are the findings of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a nonpartisan group that advocates for deficit reduction.

Jun 30, 2016|Financial Buzz

Comparing Clinton and Trump

According to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a bipartisan organization, the proposals made by Trump will increase debt by a huge amount.

Jun 29, 2016|The Huffington Post

Trump’s 15 Percent Solution For The Top 1 Percent

The CRFB analysis shows that paying for Trump’s tax without hitting Medicare or Social Security would mean cutting all of the rest of government by an implausible 39% — including national defense.

Jun 29, 2016|The Wall Street Journal

Why Clinton and Trump Should Leave All Options on the Table to Fix the Debt

In our new report, Promises and Price Tags: A Fiscal Guide to the 2016 Election, we find that both Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump have put forth a suite of plans that would make the already unsustainable national debt worse (and significantly worse in the case of Trump).

Jun 28, 2016|Bloomberg Podcast

Trump Proposals may be Pricier than Promised

A bipartisan anti-budget deficit group analyzed budget proposals from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Jun 28, 2016|McClatchy

Trump’s tax and budget plans would greatly boost debt, study says

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, which analyzed the plans of all the main presidential candidates, found that Trump’s plans would add $11.5 trillion over the next 10 years, causing the debt to rise to 127 percent of the gross domestic product by 2026.

Jun 28, 2016|Reason

Surprise: Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Pledge To Hike Historically High Spending Levels

A new report by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget finds that "Clinton would increase spending by $1.45 trillion over ten years, from 22.1 to 22.7 percent of GDP." Under Trump, spending would increase "from 22.1 to 22.5 percent of GDP."

Jun 28, 2016|Bustle

Donald Trump Proposes Economic Plan That Would Somehow Make Things Worse

The analysis comes courtesy of the Washington, D.C., based Center for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB). By comparison, during the less than eight years of President Obama's presidency, the U.S. debt has risen by roughly $6 trillion, about half the cost of Trump's plan.

Jun 28, 2016|Politicus USA

Study: National Debt Will Balloon Under Trump, Remain Flat With Clinton

The report published by the independent Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget took into account every proposal made by Trump and Clinton and analyzed how they would collectively affect the federal budget.

Jun 28, 2016|Newsy

Would Donald Trump Or Hillary Clinton Add More To The National Debt?

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget crunched some numbers that pushed to say a Donald Trump presidency would "have Miracle-Gro-like affect" on the national debt.