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Statement on President Trump’s Budget Blueprint

March 16, 2017

"We are determined to work with the administration to shrink the size of government, grow our economy, secure our borders, and ensure our troops have the tools necessary to complete their missions." Read More

Republican Steering Committee Recommends Rep. Diane Black for Budget Chair

February 14, 2017

Rep. Black has served as interim Budget Committee chair since January 3, 2017, when Dr. Tom Price, the new Secretary of Health and Human Services, stepped aside to focus on his confirmation process. Read More

Statement on Selection of Rep. Mick Mulvaney to Serve as OMB Director

December 17, 2016

"In Congress, he has been a conservative reformer from day one, proposing solutions to fix the budget process and our regulatory system. At OMB, he will lead the work he has started to improve the way government does the people's business." Read More

These Are the Facts of President Obama's Budget

February 16, 2016

In 16 seconds, here's everything you need to know about President Obama's last-ever budget to Congress. . . Read More

‘We’re Going to Give People Solutions’

February 10, 2016

“We’re going to give people solutions. We’re going to run on those solutions. So that if we are given the privilege of winning the election based upon these solutions, we will put these solutions in place and get our country back on track." Read More

By The Numbers: President Obama’s Progressive Manual

February 09, 2016

The president’s budget is not so much a budget as it is a progressive manual—a series of far-left proposals that would drive our country further into debt, stifle wage growth and job creation, and raise taxes on millions of hardworking Americans. (Read: make big government even bigger.) Read More

Will the President Make It 8-for-8? (Or 0-for-8, Really)

February 02, 2016

Next Tuesday, President Obama is expected to submit his final budget proposal to Congress. Last year’s edition got a grand total of one vote in the Senate, so expectations aren’t high in these parts. And in year eight, we know what kind of proposal we can expect: a bloated budget that grows the government. Read More

Paul Ryan’s First Test(s)

December 19, 2015

The headlines say it all. After 7 weeks as Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan has faced his “first test”…repeatedly. Perhaps to the disappointment of many in Washington, Speaker Ryan’s opening days have been marked by steady productivity and a distinct lack of drama. Still, that hasn’t kept the media from trying to inject intrigue whenever possible. Here’s a quick look back at a dozen of the top “first tests” that Speaker Ryan has taken—and passed. Read More

Senate Democrats’ Shutdown Caucus Strategizes at the White House

July 07, 2015

If the president actually wants our troops to get paid, he should stop calling strategy meetings of his shutdown caucus. Read More

Democrats Have Obstruction Fever, and the Only Prescription is More Spending

June 15, 2015

After winning a majority in the House in November 2010, Republicans fought to reduce spending and return some fiscal sanity to the federal budget.  As part of the Budget Control Act in 2011, President Obama insisted on his sequester. Because of its indiscriminate cuts – including to the military – House Republicans passed two bills in 2012 to replace the president’s sequester with common-sense reductions and reforms. Read More

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