Government Spending

Trump Tells NATO to Pay Up for Military
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President Donald Trump issued tough new spending demands for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization while withholding public support for a core tenet of the security alliance that an attack on one member nation is an attack on all.

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Trump lectures NATO on spending at summit, and Russia issue divides allies
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President Trump publicly berated allies at the NATO summit for not paying their share for defense. The chief of the alliance complained that Mr. Trump isn’t worried enough about Russia. Major Garrett reports from Brussels.

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Trump's Budget Cuts Would Reduce U.S. Climate Change Programs
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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.

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Bipartisan Pushback Greets Trump's Proposed Budget
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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.

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'Trumponomics': Cut Programs for Poor Americans, Boost Defense Spending
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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 […]

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Here's what Comey will do next
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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 […]

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Trump’s Immigration Proposals ‘Conspicuously Absent’ From Spending Bill
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Lawmakers from both parties rejected key elements of the president’s proposals to enforce the nation’s immigration laws more aggressively.

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