Since taking office, President Trump and Congressional Republicans have pursued a set of fiscal policies that are in direct conflict with the needs and priorities of the American people.
The House Republican 2019 Committee-reported budget resolution displays Congressional Republicans' extreme fiscal vision. To show what it would take to translate the GOP’s small-government vision into reality, this report presents an illustrative scenario of specific policy changes to generate the magnitude of mandatory savings assumed in the budget.
Ranking Member John Yarmuth issued the following statement after House Republicans released the legislative text for the second phase of their tax scam:
A list of commonly asked questions about the federal budget, including spending, revenues, debt and deficits, budget reconciliation and more.
Reconciliation is a tool – a special process – that makes legislation easier to pass in the Senate.