Office Of Management And Budget News
Explaining the debt ceiling and the Trump administration's plans
While President Donald Trump has spent much of his first six months in office attempting to roll back many of the actions instituted by his predecessor, on at least one issue, the Trump administration is echoing a stance taken by their forerunners. With less than two months until Sept. 29, the date
Senate GOP hears, but doesn't plan to take, Trump's advice on health care
Senate Republicans responded to the legislative advice given by the White House over the weekend with the particular brand of disdain reserved for people who try to tell senators what to do. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, made it clear that his colleagues would not be heeding the words of Office of
Trump advisers eyeing possible Priebus replacements
Reince Priebus is still the White House chief of staff and on Wednesday he told ABC News he intends to remain in the position, but people close to President Donald Trump say he is increasingly frustrated with the management of the West Wing and the president’s most trusted advisers are already
West is best, but stars hold the key to the future
For decades, a stream of talent with big aspirations has been migrating west across the Appalachians and the Mississippi River. History, mystique and the nation's most hallowed institutions still reside on the Eastern Seaboard and in the old industrial Midwest, but for big upside and a high
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