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Can Congress Prevent Another Government Shutdown?

Both chambers need to reach an agreement on government spending. 

Allen Johnson September 5, 2019
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Tax Cuts 2.0 May Be A Factor In 2020 Election

Trump may unveil new tax cuts before the 2020 presidential election.

Allen Johnson August 23, 2019
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President Trump Retreats on Chinese Tariffs

Almost every economist says Trump's tarrifs are not good for the economy.

Allen Johnson August 14, 2019
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China Stabilizes Its Currency A Day After Being Labeled Currency Manipulator

China has a long-standing practice of intervening in its markets to suppress the value of the yuan.

Allen Johnson August 6, 2019
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Senate Adds $1.7 Trillion to Deficit

The U.S. government is currently over $22 trillion in debt, a fact some of the bill’s Republican opponents raised during debate.

Allen Johnson August 2, 2019
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CCAGW Urges Members of Congress to Oppose Disastrous Budget Deal

House Democrats and the President have reached a deal that would raise discretionary spending caps by $320 billion over the next two years with less than a quarter in offsets. This agreement totally abandons the government’s fiscal responsibility.

Allen Johnson July 23, 2019
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Republican Study Committee Stands Firm on Budget Negotiations

Concerns are rising in Washington regarding the status of an agreement between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) and the White House to raise the discretionary spending caps imposed by the Budget Control Act of 2

Allen Johnson July 22, 2019
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Nuclear Bailouts - A Radioactive Cost to Taxpayers

On March 22, 2019, the Trump Administration took another step to act on the president’s campaign promise to financially support coal and nuclear power. 

Allen Johnson March 29, 2019
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President Trump tweeted this week that "Tariffs are the greatest!" Farmers disagree.

The federal government will soon dole out around $12 billion in "temporary relief" to farmers adversly affected by President Trump's tariffs and trade war, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Tuesday.

Allen Johnson July 27, 2018