Government Spending

Dems Fired Up Over Trump Attacks on Puerto Rico, San Juan Mayor
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Democratic lawmakers lined up on Twitter Saturday to lambaste President Donald Trump for attacking San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz for having “poor leadership” skills and Puerto Rico for wanting “everything done for them” while he is spending the weekend at his Bedminster,…

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Rand Paul on GOP Health Bill: Trying 'to Buy the Votes' of Sens
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GOP Obamacare repeal bill holdout Sen. Rand Paul charged Monday that compromise efforts are focused on trying “to buy the votes” of skeptical senators rather than reducing Obamacare spending.

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Feds give Berkeley $97,999 to 'Honor the Legacy' of Black Panther party
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The National Park Service is spending roughly $100,000 for a research project seeking to “honor the legacy” of the Marxist revolutionary group the Black Panther Party.

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Trump woos Dems on taxes, shifting from health care strategy
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The bipartisan outreach on taxes and spending could yield nothing — but it’s already a change from the GOP’s previous go-it-alone approach

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McCain: Trump Debt Deal 'Devastating to National Defense'
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President Donald Trump’s debt-ceiling deal with Democrats last week was “devastating to national defense” because it raised federal spending for disaster relief but “freezes” last year’s military $52 billion funding cut from the Obama administration, Sen. John McCain,…

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GOP Rep: 'Wasted Opportunity' if Raising Debt Limit Doesn't Include Reforms
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Conservative Arizona GOP Rep. Andy Biggs warned raising the nation’s debt limit without including spending reforms would be a “wasted opportunity,” a stance shared by many other conservative lawmakers and policy analysts.One analyst at the conservative Heritage Foundation…

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DeSantis Amendment Would Halt Mueller Probe After 180 Days
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Rep. Ron DeSantis has introduced an amendment to a spending package to limit special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.The amendment, reported on by The Hill on Monday, says that no money made available by the act could be used to fund Mueller’s probe any later than 180…

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