Office Of Management And Budget News
Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney unsure if enough votes to pass health care bill
After a last-ditch appeal to House Republicans, White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney this morning said he's not sure there will be enough votes to pass the health insurance bill intended to replace Obamacare. "That's up to the House to count their own votes," Mulvaney
House set to vote on GOP health care bill Friday
The House will vote on the Republican-backed American Health Care Act (AHCA) Friday after tonight's planned House vote was delayed. President Donald Trump's top advisers told House Republicans in a meeting on the Hill Thursday evening that the president felt the time had come for a vote on the AHCA
VA urges 'hiring surge' to reduce veterans' appeals backlog
The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits
Counting Americans: A new Mideast box on census is sensitive
Americans from the Middle East and North Africa may soon be counted in the U.S. census as distinct members of their country, not as "white" or "some other race."
Republicans join Democrats against Trump's Great Lakes cuts
Republicans from Great Lakes states are joining Democrats in opposing President Donald Trump's plan to kill funding for a popular environmental program
Grammys organization calls Trump's budget proposal to cut NEA 'shortsighted and alarming'
President Donald Trump 's proposal to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts is "shortsighted and alarming," according to the music industry's largest organization of recording professionals. The @WhiteHouse proposal to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts is
Many Trump voters would feel program cuts in budget proposal
Many of the domestic programs facing deep cuts in President Donald Trump's budget proposal benefit his rural and lower-income supporters
Families face reality of possible budget cuts killing programs they use
The first budget proposal of President Donald Trump 's administration was released Thursday morning and now people across the country are bracing for the prospect of having programs that impact their lives face elimination. One such person who is may be affected is Rigel Preston, a former coal
House votes to give VA more power to discipline employees
The Republican-led House has approved legislation to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire, suspend or demote employees for poor performance or bad conduct
Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney 'getting the money together to build the wall'
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, who unveiled Trump's budget blueprint Wednesday, said the proposed cuts and spending reflect the president's campaign promises.