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Trump's Budget Director Blames Everyone But The President For Obamacare Repeal Failure

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.26.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― There is “plenty of blame to go around” for the failure of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Donald T...

Meet The Martin Shkreli Of Defense Contracting

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics

When President Donald Trump rolled out his first federal budget proposal last week, the administration defended its call for a $54 billion increase in...

How Do You Sleep At Night While Cutting Meals On Wheels? A White House Guide

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.20.2017 | Comedy

One would think that if you’re a government official cutting funding to programs like “Meals on Wheels” or school lunch programs ― because the...

Trump's Budget Endangers American Workers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

After the president issued a budget last week slashing and burning environmental, labor and educational programs, the guy responsible for the thing, M...

John Oliver Tries To Make Sense Of The 'Toddler Psychopath's' Budget

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.20.2017 | Comedy

John Oliver is trying to figure out how President Donald Trump’s staff came up with the widely criticized budget proposal released last week. He fou...

White House Admits Trump 'Insurance For Everybody' Guarantee Isn't Going To Happen

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.21.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney threw cold water on the promise that “everybody” would get health insurance under GOP leg...

Why Meals On Wheels Should Actually Thank Trump And His Budget Director

Robert B. Blancato | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics
Robert B. Blancato

In the aftermath of the bombshell of a first budget submitted by President Trump, few individual programs have received more attention than the federa...

Trump Voter Shocked To Find That Her Meals On Wheels Could Be Cut

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics

Linda Preast has used a wheelchair since she had a stroke two years ago and now relies on Meals on Wheels, a service that provides food to millions of...

What If The Sunday Shows Booked Ordinary Americans To Discuss The Budget?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

This weekend, it would appear that one of the big topics of discussion for America’s Sunday morning public affairs programs will be the recently rel...

Hey, Mick Mulvaney: Let Me Help You Justify Budgeting For The Arts

Domenick Scudera | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics
Domenick Scudera

The “America First Budget” proposes to eliminate programs like the National Endowments for the Arts and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. D...

The Military Must Take A Stand Against Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts

David Vognar | Posted 03.21.2017 | Politics
David Vognar

The military is the most respected organization in America. But its silence at a time of draconian budget cuts is immoral. While the military would se...

A Budget Is A Moral Document. The One Trump Produced Is Dark.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics

A presidential budget isn’t so much a policy proposal as a statement of an administration’s moral vision for the country. The budget presented by ...

White House Budget Director Says Single Moms Shouldn't Have To Pay For PBS

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics

The White House’s budget director justified proposed cuts to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting by saying that it’s not fair to ask a “sing...

Trump Budget Takes Hatchet To EPA And Foreign Aid, Adds Billions To Military

Reuters | Nick Visser | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will ask the U.S. Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up d...

3 Arguments Republicans Are Using To Rebut Predictions Of What Obamacare Repeal Would Mean

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 03.12.2017 | Politics

The secretary of Health and Human Services says nobody will be worse off financially. The speaker of the House says coverage numbers are just numbers ...

Trump’s Budget Chief Is Trying To Make Him Rethink Social Security

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.07.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump made it clear during his successful run for office that he didn’t favor meddling with popular retirement progr...

Trump Administration To Propose 'Dramatic Reductions' In Foreign Aid

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.04.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House budget director confirmed Saturday that the Trump administration will propose “fairly dramatic reductions” ...

Bernie Sanders Unveils Social Security Expansion Bill On The Day Millionaires Stop Paying

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced a bill on Thursday to expand Social Security benefits by lifting the cap on ear...

It's A Big Day For Trump’s Budget Pick, For Social Security And For America's Millionaires

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A full Senate vote is expected sometime Thursday afternoon on Donald Trump’s pick for White House Budget Director, Rep. Mick Mulvaney. That means th...

Bernie Sanders Slams Trump's Budget Chief Pick For Wanting To Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) grilled Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), the White House budget chief nominee, on Tuesday over his 2015 crusade to defund Plan...

John McCain Scorches Trump OMB Pick For Defense Spending Cuts, Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) expressed deep reservations on Tuesday about President Donald Trump’s nominee to be director of the Office...

Mulvaney's Radical Campaign to Slash the Safety Net

Rep. Mark Pocan | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics
Rep. Mark Pocan

As the U.S. Senate considers the nomination of Mick Mulvaney to serve as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the American peopl...

Trump Budget Director Pick Does Not Believe Climate Change Is A Major Risk

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s nominee for director of the Office of Management and Budget said Tuesday he does not believe that climate ch...

Trump Budget Nominee All But Admits Obama Got Bigger Inauguration Crowd Than Trump

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s nominee to be director of the Office of Management and Budget all but admitted on Tuesday that former Presid...

Trump's Budget Nominee Still Thinks Social Security Is A Ponzi Scheme

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s choice to manage the federal government’s budget admitted Tuesday that Social Security is in fact constitu...