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Senate Rejects Trump's $15 Billion Clawback Bill In Procedural Vote0:54
June 20, 2018
By Stephanie Liebergen

Senate Rejects Trump's $15 Billion Clawback Bill In Procedural Vote

On Wednesday, the Senate voted down a motion to move the White House's budget cutback bill onto the full chamber's calendar.
Trump Signs A Massive Spending Bill, Despite His Earlier Veto Threat0:36
March 23, 2018
By Briana Koeneman

Trump Signs A Massive Spending Bill, Despite His Earlier Veto Threat

President Donald Trump signed the bill Friday afternoon, just hours after he said on Twitter he was "considering a veto" on the legislation.
Bill to End Government Shutdown Passed A Key Procedural Vote In Senate:44
January 22, 2018
By Stephanie Liebergen

Bill to End Government Shutdown Passed A Key Procedural Vote In Senate

The Senate approved a key procedural vote for the budget bill on Monday, a step closer to ending the government shutdown.
Senate Scheduled To Vote On Spending Bill Monday:51
January 22, 2018
By Katherine Biek

Senate Scheduled To Vote On Spending Bill Monday

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on a short-term spending bill Monday. But the biggest hurdle still appears to be DACA.
The House Just Passed A Budget Bill That Will Make Tax Reform Easier0:40
October 26, 2017
By Ryan Biek

The House Just Passed A Budget Bill That Will Make Tax Reform Easier

Republicans in the House of Representatives approved a 2018 budget that allows Congress to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit.
Senate Passes The GOP Budget Bill, Paving The Way For Tax Reform0:52
October 19, 2017
By Katherine Biek

Senate Passes The GOP Budget Bill, Paving The Way For Tax Reform

Beyond funding the government, the legislation sets aside $1.5 trillion for tax cuts the Republican Party hopes to pass.
House Approves 2018 Budget, Paving The Way For Major Tax Reform1:27
October 5, 2017
By Casey Mendoza

House Approves 2018 Budget, Paving The Way For Major Tax Reform

The budget includes up to $203 billion in spending cuts.
House GOP Budget Between A Moderate Rock And A Hard-Right Place1:52
July 20, 2017
By Eugene Daniels

House GOP Budget Between A Moderate Rock And A Hard-Right Place

House leadership wants to pass something before August recess, but it's looking less and less likely.
Congress' Military Budget Is Even Bigger Than Trump Asked For1:16
July 14, 2017
By Matt Picht

Congress' Military Budget Is Even Bigger Than Trump Asked For

The House version of the National Defense Authorization Act passed with strong bipartisan support. The Senate has yet to vote on the bill.
Analysis: Trump Budget's Debt Estimate Is Off By Trillions Of Dollars1:48
July 13, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Analysis: Trump Budget's Debt Estimate Is Off By Trillions Of Dollars

The Congressional Budget Office's projection of the proposed 2018 budget had a $3.7 trillion discrepancy with the White House's projection.
Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know1:12
May 24, 2017
By Stephanie Liebergen

Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know

Lawmakers have criticized the budget's impact on Medicaid, with the estimated funding cuts ranging from $600 billion to $1.4 trillion.
Some GOP Lawmakers Really Don't Like Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts1:17
May 24, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

Some GOP Lawmakers Really Don't Like Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts

Some have called it "dead on arrival."
Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions1:02
May 23, 2017
By Briana Koeneman

Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions

The Trump budget expects the U.S. economy to reach 3 percent by 2021. But economists say that number isn't realistic.
It Seems President Trump Wants To Keep Moving On The Border Wall0:58
May 23, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

It Seems President Trump Wants To Keep Moving On The Border Wall

The U.S. budget proposal has been finalized, and the Trump administration wants $1.6 billion for building materials on the border project.
Trump's Budget Would Make It Harder To Clean Up Highly Polluted Sites0:57
May 22, 2017
By Ethan Weston

Trump's Budget Would Make It Harder To Clean Up Highly Polluted Sites

The EPA wants to clean up more hazardous sites but may have to go at it with fewer resources than expected.
Ivanka Trump Might Have Helped Shape Part Of The Federal Budget Plan0:51
May 19, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

Ivanka Trump Might Have Helped Shape Part Of The Federal Budget Plan

The first daughter has been a vocal advocate for paid parental leave.
Trump Says The US 'Needs A Good Shutdown'1:01
May 2, 2017
By Stephanie Liebergen

Trump Says The US 'Needs A Good Shutdown'

The last time the U.S. had a government shutdown, it cost the economy an estimated $24 billion.
A New Budget Deal Will Likely Save The Government From Shutdown0:54
May 1, 2017
By Lindsay Gloor

A New Budget Deal Will Likely Save The Government From Shutdown

Lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement that will fund federal agencies through September, avoiding a government shutdown.
Congress Just Passed A Bill To Avoid A Government Shutdown — For Now0:50
April 28, 2017
By Briana Koeneman

Congress Just Passed A Bill To Avoid A Government Shutdown — For Now

Congress now has until May 5 to pass a longer-term government funding bill.
Republicans Offer Democrats A Dollar-For-Dollar Budget Deal0:57
April 22, 2017
By Jake Jones

Republicans Offer Democrats A Dollar-For-Dollar Budget Deal

A government shutdown would come on President Donald Trump's 100th day in office, so Republicans have offered Democrats a last-minute deal.
Another Government Shutdown? Here's Why This Keeps Happening1:38
April 19, 2017
By Stephanie Liebergen

Another Government Shutdown? Here's Why This Keeps Happening

For the past 20 years, Congress has relied more on temporary measures to keep the government running.
The Secret Service Wanted A $60M Budget Increase To Protect The Trumps1:06
March 23, 2017
By Briana Koeneman

The Secret Service Wanted A $60M Budget Increase To Protect The Trumps

But it's not clear how the budget compares to previous presidents' needs.
The Budget Blueprint Would Give Trump's Border 'Wall' A Boost1:18
March 17, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

The Budget Blueprint Would Give Trump's Border 'Wall' A Boost

Only a handful of agencies would see an increase in budget. The Department of Homeland Security is one.
US Diplomacy And 'Soft Power' Face Big Cuts In Trump's Budget1:20
March 16, 2017
By Jake Godin

US Diplomacy And 'Soft Power' Face Big Cuts In Trump's Budget

President Trump's own defense secretary once spoke out in favor of State Department funding.
There's Little Room In Trump's Budget For Climate Science1:01
March 16, 2017
By Sarah Schlieder

There's Little Room In Trump's Budget For Climate Science

President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget includes large cuts in funding for climate research and programs.
Military Wins, EPA And State Department Lose In Trump's First Budget1:16

Military Wins, EPA And State Department Lose In Trump's First Budget

As expected, the proposed budget includes significant cuts to many federal agencies, like the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency.
Trump's Budget Cuts Could Affect Embassies And Diplomats0:44
March 1, 2017
By Jake Godin

Trump's Budget Cuts Could Affect Embassies And Diplomats

By slashing funding for the State Department and foreign aid, President Donald Trump's budget proposal might cut into embassy security.
Trump's Budget Plan: More For Defense, Less For Almost Everything Else1:12
February 27, 2017
By Matt Picht

Trump's Budget Plan: More For Defense, Less For Almost Everything Else

President Trump wants to spend more on the military by cutting spending across the board in other departments.