National Debt News
Ryan: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadline
House Speaker Paul Ryan is assuring investors that Congress will meet a new deadline to increase the government's borrowing cap and avert an economy-quaking default on U.S. obligations
Treasury chief to Congress: Raise debt limit before August
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney warned lawmakers on Wednesday that they may have to vote to increase the government's borrowing cap sooner than previously thought
The Latest: Democrats press Treasury secretary on tax cuts
Democratic lawmakers are pressing Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) on the administration's forthcoming tax overhaul
Netherlands makes first budget surplus in almost a decade
The Dutch government says it had a budget surplus last year for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008, thanks to lower than expected spending and higher than forecast revenues
White House says Trump did not prompt DOJ review of Comey
This is an ABC news special. George Stephanopoulos. Good afternoon we are coming in here now for the first white house press briefing since that stunning news less than 24 hours ago. The president trumpet decided to fired James coming the FBI director only the second time in American history that
Trump's 10 most liked tweets during his first 99 days in office
Over the past 99 days, President Donald Trump has used Twitter for a variety of purposes: to celebrate his inauguration, share baseless claims, send condolences, praise his administration, shoot down reports, and attack his critics, the media, the judiciary, protesters, and the intelligence
President Trump: Economic growth is going to pay for new tax cuts
President Donald Trump said on Thursday that economic growth would make up for lost revenue from a sweeping tax cut plan proposed earlier this week. "The growth is going to pay for it," Trump told ABC News on the White House's Rose Garden during Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, as he signed
Top House Democrat: Tax plan 'Dripping in red ink'
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks speaks to Rep. Lloyd Doggett about President Trump's new tax plan.
Experts weigh in on impact of Trump's tax plan
Experts are already taking issue with president Trump's newly-released tax plan -- in particular the White House's claim that economic growth would offset large losses in government revenue from the proposed corporate tax cuts. The plan calls for the corporate tax rate to be slashed to 15 percent.
President Barack Obama: The first 100 days
At a town hall meeting in Arnold Missouri today the president pro style. Today marks 100 days since I took the oath of office to deal. President Obama made the case for his busy domestic agenda. Lifting the ban on federally funding embryonic stem cell research signing a law providing health