Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
In recent years the president has submitted his budget late, the House and Senate have passed only a few – if any – of the 12 appropriations bills, and Congress has relied on continuing resolutions and omnibus spending bills to keep the government going.
President Trump has said that he will veto any bill that doesn’t give him the $5 billion he has demanded for his border wall.
A national security commission calls for annual increases of 3-5% in the Department of Defense budget—that could result in military spending of $972 trillion in 2024. But the Pentagon just failed its first-ever audit. If you don’t know where $700 billion is going, why would you know where $1 trillion is going?
Tax Day is April 17, 2017. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?
Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?