Tag: Budget

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

Working Together to Balance the Budget for the American People

May 05, 2015

Now, four months into the new Congress, Republican majorities in the House and Senate worked together to pass the first joint 10-year balanced budget in 14 years. Read More

Speaker Boehner Announces House Republican Budget Negotiators

April 14, 2015

I am grateful to all the members who have agreed to serve on the conference committee and work toward a final budget agreement that helps get our fiscal House in order Read More

Boehner Slams President Obama’s Middle-Class Tax Hike

April 14, 2015

Even liberals admit the president’s budget means higher taxes for middle-class Americans. Read More