Congressional Budget Office News
Obama undone: In first year, Trump unravels predecessor's signature achievements
What started with an executive order signed hours after Trump was sworn into office has become a signature of his presidency so far: undoing the policies of his predecessor. And perhaps that shouldn't come as a shock. During his historic presidential bid, Trump labeled President Barack Obama a
AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration
Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and an agreement on other immigration-related issues,
December US budget deficit shrinks to $23.2 billion
US government records $23.2 billion deficit in December, 15.2 percent lower than year ago
Budget office cuts cost estimate of children's insurance
Congress' official budget analysts have eased one stumbling block to lawmakers' fight over renewing a program that provides health insurance for nearly 9 million low-income children
Americans 'do not want to spend billions of dollars on a wall': Bernie Sanders
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders took aim at President Donald Trump’s proposal to spend $18 billion over the next decade to extend a border wall with Mexico. “The American people, in fact, do not want to spend billions of dollars on a wall which Trump told us would be paid for by the Mexican
'This Week' Transcript 1-7-18: Nikki Haley, Sen. Tom Cotton and Sen. Bernie Sanders
STEPHANOPOULOS: We're joined now by the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley . Thanks for coming in, Madame Ambassador. N NIKKI HALEY, UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS : Thank you. STEPHANOPOULOS: I want to pick up on the president's press conference yesterday where he opened the
Sen. Tom Cotton on Wolff book: Trump has 'been active, engaged and effective leader'
Trump ally Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark), responds to the new book "Fire and Fury" and discusses border wall funding on "This Week."
What's on Congress' already-lengthy to-do list
Republican members of Congress likely spent the holidays toasting their tax bill victory, but they face a long to-do list when they return to Washington Wednesday. First, they must finish the work they punted at the end of the year, and then turn to the things they want to accomplish, even as those
5 big health stories of 2017
In a year largely dominated by headlines on politics, natural disasters and international events, a handful of topics on health and medicine nevertheless managed to capture the attention of the country. From health insurance to drug prices to hurricane response efforts, 2017 was a year that
SPECIAL REPORT: Republicans celebrate tax plan at the White House
President Trump called the bill "an incredible Christmas gift for hard-working Americans."