After President Trump yanked funding for Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) Democratic delegation trip to Afghanistan, a trio of GOP senators are pushing a proposal that would bar any congressional travel if Congress can’t meet its budget deadlines.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a Republican bill to provide President Donald Trump $5 billion to start building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border along with funds to keep several federal agencies operating beyond Friday.
Watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its annual Congressional Pig Book on Wednesday, shedding light on the federal government’s pork-barrel spending.
The Trump administration is expected to submit $15 billion worth of proposed budget cuts to Congress Tuesday, returning little-used funds in order to reduce government waste.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert a government shutdown and fund federal agencies through Sept. 30, despite a revolt by fiscal conservatives worried about what they called runaway spending.