Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

President's Budget

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Trump Budget Spending Increases Aren’t All Paid For

Although President’s Trump “skinny budget” pays for most of its defense spending increases with cuts elsewhere, one-fifth of the spending increases...
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Maya MacGuineas and Robert L. Bixby: Trump's "skinny budget" gets an incomplete

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, and Robert L. Bixby,...
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President Trump's FY 2018 "Skinny Budget"

The Trump Administration today released its "skinny budget," which details its plans for defense and non-defense discretionary spending for...

Pay-as-you-go: An Important First Budget Step

Today, President Donald Trump released his first budget outline calling for an increase in defense spending. The following is a statement by...
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What We’d Like to See in President Trump’s FY 2018 “Skinny Budget”

The Trump Administration is expected to soon release its first budget outlining the President’s priorities for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 and the...
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Breaking Down CBO's Analysis of the President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its own estimate of the FY 2017 President's budget yesterday, a document that includes a 16-page...
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CBO’s Analysis of the President’s FY 2017 Budget

  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the President’s FY 2017 budget, using its own economic and technical...
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CBO Releases Its Own Take on the President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released its analysis of the Fiscal Year 2017 President's budget, finding that under the President...
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Viewing the President's Budget Through a CBO Lens

The President’s Budget relies on assumptions from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), but we estimate that when it is estimated by the...

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