Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Jan. 23, 2019
We're now a month into the longest government shutdown in American history, all because of a political standoff between President Trump and Congress over $5 billion to fund a border wall.
Five billion dollars is not huge in a federal discretionary budget of more than $1 trillion. But it’s an incredibly meaningful sum for other federal government programs working to address ongoing real crises in America.
Read our full article here detailing 9 things to buy for $5 billion instead of a border wall.