Office Of Management And Budget News
White House without a plan to address debt ceiling
The White House budget director says the administration lacks a unified plan to increase the government's borrowing cap as a September deadline is drawing near.
White House begins its government reorganization
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says the administration is ready to begin a broad government reorganization that could include efforts to merge federal agencies
How Trump's budget would affect low-income students, historically black colleges
President Trump ’s proposed budget would cut financial aid funding for thousands of low-income college students, particularly those attending a historically black university, according to various analyses of the plan. The president’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, released last week,
Food stamps a casualty of Trump's proposed budget
The budget released by the White House today contains proposed changes for the program that provides access to food for Americans who otherwise might not be able to afford it. And anti-hunger advocates aren't pleased. Lucy Melcher, associate director for advocacy with the anti-hunger group No Kid
Mulvaney says previous administrations spent 'too much of your money on climate change'
The director of the Office of Management and Budget spoke about the White House's budget proposal.
Everything you need to know about Montana's special election
The road of high-stakes 2017 special elections is now traveling into the Mountain West, where on Thursday Republican multi-millionaire tech executive Greg Gianforte is slated to face off against Democratic populist singer-songwriter Rob Quist in Montana. After the GOP survived a
Chris Christie speaks out on Michael Flynn, opioid crisis
The N.J. governor reacts to Sally Yates' testimony that she warned the White House about Flynn and discusses the impact of the GOP's health care bill on addiction treatments.
Trump administration takes a step toward 'extreme vetting' with rule targeting social media accounts
The U.S. State Department is proposing tougher questions for some visa applicants that would include requiring thousands to give the government access to their social media accounts from the past five years. The proposal would be a significant step toward the "extreme vetting" of immigrants that
House passes $1 trillion government funding bill
The House of Representatives passed a $1 trillion spending bill Wednesday afternoon, crossing off a major item on lawmakers' to-do list before they begin an 11-day recess. The bill -- which passed by a 309-118 margin, with four members abstaining -- is written to fund the government through
2 Republican holdouts agree to compromise plan on Obamacare repeal
Two Republican holdouts on the House GOP health care plan say they have a compromise plan that may unite the splintered caucus around a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare . Reps. Billy Long, R-Mo., and Fred Upton, R-Mich., are proposing an amendment to add $8 billion over five years to help