Budget Deal

GOP Sen. Braun: The Budget Deal Is an ‘Abomination’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) described the budget deal as an “abomination” and “sad.” Braun said, “I’d say disappointed is an understatement, kind of my worst fear. … And here we are, 22 trillion

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Braun speaks at the Indiana Republican Party Fall Dinner in Indianapolis, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Freedom Caucus Member Norman: Budget Deal ‘Not Acceptable’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast,” House Freedom Caucus member Ralph Norman (R-SC) blasted the budget deal as “not acceptable.” Norman said, “[A] two-year deal, which basically gives Congress a blank check to spend,


President Obama is ‘Mr. $20 Trillion’

With the signing of the Congressional budget deal on November 2 and sale of at least another $1.5 trillion in Treasury debt before he leaves office, President Obama will have earned title: “Mr. $20 Trillion.”

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Sen. Sessions, Rep. Brooks Warn of Budget Deal Tricks

“The proposed debt deal takes as much as $150 billion from the Social Security Trust Fund for retirees and transfers the cash to the fraud-ridden disability program,” Sen. Sessions and Rep. Brooks write. “There is no ‘surplus’ in the retirement Trust Fund to spend somewhere else – Social Security will be insolvent by 2034 and has a $9.4 trillion unfunded liability.”

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Exclusive — Rand Paul: If Paul Ryan Doesn’t Stop Budget Bill Now, Freedom Caucus Should Consider Blocking Him For Speaker

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, tells Breitbart News in an exclusive email interview that he thinks members of the House Freedom Caucus should consider withdrawing their previous support for a Speakership bid from Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) unless Ryan can stop the giant budget and debt ceiling deal that’s before Congress.

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) heads to the floor for a vote following a GOP conference meeting in the U.S. Capitol October 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The White House and House Republicans may be nearing a two-year budget deal, according to published reports, that would avert a …

With Budget Deal on Table, Obama Slams Republicans

Less than 24 hours after agreeing to a two-year budget deal with the Republican Congress, President Barack Obama slammed Republicans for budget cuts, telling police chiefs in Chicago that they had tried to cut funding for police.

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