The proposed $11.7 billion budget for the Department of the Interior raises spending for national parks and oil and gas development, while taking the ax to climate change and other science programs.
President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion spending blueprint amounts to a sweeping overhaul of the social safety net while projecting a big boost to economic growth that could be difficult to achieve.
President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget includes sweeping cuts to programs for low-income Americans, including entitlements that he promised to protect as a candidate, while boosting defense spending and lowering taxes. It also assumes a level of economic growth mainstream economists view as unrealistic. After giving a preview to reporters Monday, the White House will unveil […]
Few reporters know deposed FBI Director James Comey as well — or have been covering him as long — as CNN’s Eric Lichtblau. Lichtblau, a new CNN’er after spending 15 years at The New York Times, has been reporting on Comey for more than a decade — all the way back to the infamous 2004 […]
Lawmakers from both parties rejected key elements of the president’s proposals to enforce the nation’s immigration laws more aggressively.
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defended the spending bill Republicans negotiated, touting it as a “game-changer,” and he highlighted the departure from previous concessions the GOP had to make under former President Barack Obama, The Washington Times reported.
The deal reached by congressional leaders was a rare act of compromise, and some parties — coal miners, Planned Parenthood — clearly came out ahead.