Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Donald Trump

Donald Trump, an American businessman, politician, television personality, and author, will be the 45th President of the United States after winning the electoral college on November 8, 2016. His running mate and Indiana governor Mike Pence will be the vice president.

Mike Murphy: 10 Things Trump Should Do to Secure Our Fiscal Future

Mike Murphy, the Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, wrote a guest post that...
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Don't Count on 4% Growth

During the campaign, President-elect Trump frequently claimed his policies would grow the economy by 4 percent per year, also mentioning growth...
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Governing through Leadership: Steps to Secure Our Fiscal Future

A Memorandum to President-Elect Donald J. Trump    TO: President-Elect Donald J. Trump  FROM:  ...
Rudolph Penner
Nov 30, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Rudolph Penner: Enacting the Trump Fiscal Agenda Won't Be Easy

Dr. Rudolph Penner was the director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1983 to 1987, and he is an Institute Fellow at the Urban ...
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Nov 30, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Judd Gregg: Passing Tax Reform 101

Judd Gregg, a former Republican senator from New Hampshire, served as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee from 2005 to 2007 and ranking member...
MacGuineas on Face the Nation

Maya MacGuineas on Face the Nation

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas appeared on Face the Nation on November 20, 2016.
Nov 9, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release

What We Know About President-Elect Trump's Agenda

Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election, but what will President-elect Trump's policy agenda be? Throughout the 2016 campaign, we...
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A Lame Duck President in 2017?

by C. Eugene Steuerle, Maya MacGuineas, Tyler Evilsizer, and Caleb Quakenbush This report represents a joint project of the Urban-Brookings Tax...

Interactive Tool: Reforming the Candidates' Fiscal Plans

Our recent in-depth analysis Promises and Price Tags found that the national debt would continue to rise under a Hillary Clinton or a Donald Trump...

Looking at the Long Term Under the Candidates' Plans

We’ve shown before that neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump would reverse the unsustainable growth of the national debt over the next...

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