Latest from Erica Werner
The emergency spending request includes $1.25 billion in new funds and access to $535 million that had been set aside to fight Ebola.
  • Feb 24, 2020
Trump claimed the bailout would be paid for by "MASSIVE TARIFF MONEY COMING INTO THE USA!," igniting new criticisms.
  • Feb 21, 2020
OMB acting director Russell Vought made his comments to reporters after testifying on Capitol Hill for the first time since before the impeachment saga. He had previously defied a congressional subpoena.
  • Feb 12, 2020
Pete Buttigieg has talked about reducing America's deficit but not provided an explanation for how.
  • Feb 11, 2020
Democrats widely panned the plan, which they said would hurt low-income families
  • Feb 10, 2020
An overview of the White House's budget, obtained by The Washington Post, calls for eliminating the deficit in 15 years.
  • Feb 10, 2020
President Trump's 2021 budget proposal will demonstrate the arc of his first term as he abandons promises to balance the budget and make Mexico pay for the wall, while pulling back on attempts to slash foreign aid across the board in the wake of his impeachment over alleged pressure campaign on Ukraine.
  • Feb 8, 2020
‘There are a lot of questions about her,’ said GOP Sen. Richard C. Shelby. Her views on gold, ending deposit insurance and having the Fed work closer with the White House make many economists uneasy.
  • Feb 7, 2020
The veto threat from the White House over House Democrats' earthquake aid package for Puerto Rico is the latest skirmish between the Trump administration and congressional Democrats over disaster assistance to the U.S. territory.
  • Feb 5, 2020