House Speaker Paul Ryan said that even if congressional leaders struck a deal on overall spending levels before the Feb. 8 deadline, there wouldn’t be enough time to write that into a detailed spending bill.
President Trump’s suggestion that Congress revive the old practice of salting spending bills with lawmaker pet projects has revived a simmering debate.
Congress has less than two weeks to potentially pass a budget deal to lift spending caps and a governmentwide funding package that funds the rest of the fiscal year
President Donald Trump is expected to sign the measure.
An end-of-the-year showdown over issues like immigration, health care and surveillance appeared to fizzle on Wednesday.
Congress begins its likely final week of 2017 with lawmakers from both parties forced to grapple with tough questions they have deferred all year, including immigration and the federal budget.
A new CBS News poll finds 53 percent of Americans disapprove of the Republican tax plan. Most say the bill will benefit large corporations and wealthy Americans, but only 31 percent think it will help middle class Americans. Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders, the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, joins “CBS This Morning” from […]