Tag: Spending

CBO Gives Debt-Denying Democrats a Dose of Reality

August 28, 2014

The CBO warns that the national debt will continue to grow, “eventually increasing the risk of a fiscal crisis.” Read More

President Obama’s Irresponsible Budget By the Numbers

March 04, 2014

Take a look at a joint analysis of the numbers behind the president’s budget, courtesy of Republicans on the House and Senate Budget Committees. Read More

Boehner on ABC This Week: Democrats’ Refusal to Negotiate Putting Our Country At Risk

October 06, 2013

Here are key excerpts from Speaker John Boehner’s interview this morning on ABC News This Week with George Stephanopoulos... Read More

White House Compares Calls for Spending Restraint to Kidnapping, Arson

September 27, 2013

What do you do when your economy is weak, you’ve broken key promises of your health care law (which your own supporters call a “disaster”), the debt has grown by $6 trillion (and climbing) on your watch, and 61 percent of the country disagrees with your demand for a “clean” debt limit hike? Read More

2-to-1: Americans Want Spending Cuts & Reforms on Debt Limit Bill

September 26, 2013

By a 2-to-1 margin, a broad majority of Americans “disagree with President Barack Obama’s contention that Congress should raise the U.S. debt limit without conditions”... Read More

VIDEO: Find Out Who the Obama Admin is Eager to Negotiate With

September 19, 2013

After adding more than $6 trillion to the national debt, the president now says he won’t work in a bipartisan way to address our spending problem and strengthen our economy... Read More

Focusing on Work: H.R. 3102 Strengthens Our Nation’s Welfare Programs & Protects Taxpayers

September 19, 2013

The Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act (H.R. 3102) roots out waste, fraud, and abuse, encourages able bodied adults to find work, and saves taxpayers more than $39 billion. Read More

Speaker Boehner: New CBO Report Demonstrates Need to Rein in Deficits & Debt

September 17, 2013

"CBO’s latest report serves as yet another warning that Washington must act now to rein in our massive deficits and debt, which are hurting our economy, costing jobs, and jeopardizing the American Dream for our kids and grandkids." Read More

Helpful Suggestions for POTUS’ Next Economic Speech

September 17, 2013

If the president is serious about working together to grow our economy and expand opportunity, here are some constructive suggestions on how he could better phrase his claims next time (helpful links included). Read More

Boehner to Lew: Follow History on Debt Limit

September 12, 2013

During the meeting, the Speaker presented Secretary Lew with a historical list showing that for decades, the White House and Congress have used the debt limit to find bipartisan solutions on the deficit and debt. Read More