Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
There are so many other ways to spend $5.7 billion that could actually improve the lives of Americans all over the country and of people all over the world.
America is a nation of plenty. That doesn't mean we should spend money unwisely. It does mean that when immigrants come here looking for a better life, we have the resources and the room to give them a fair chance. And it definitely means that no government worker should be required to come to work without pay, or stay home worrying and wondering when they will be allowed to work again.