spending cuts

Debt fight 'blindsides' Congress?

The Boehner – Ryan policy of governing via continuing resolution means that federal spending remains on auto-pilot, with no opportunity – other than the debt ceiling vote – for conservatives to have any chance of cutting spending.

President Ryan Takes Over

The spending bill Paul Ryan is about to ram through Congress shows that despite Donald Trump’s historic election win it is Speaker Paul Ryan who is really running the show in Washington, and President Ryan has no intention of fulfilling candidate Donald Trump’s campaign promises.

Speaker Paul Ryan’s Implosion

Since the election of President Donald Trump the myth of Paul Ryan’s genius has come crashing down to earth because for the first time in his life Ryan has actually had to produce measurable results. And when the results have been compared to the myth Ryan has failed. Spectacularly.

Dear candidates, where are the spending cuts?

Jason Russell, Washington Examiner

Identifying specific spending cuts can be a liability for a candidate, but making the case for specific cuts and explaining why they're necessary can also earn candidates the respect of many voters. Federal debt held by the public has doubled under President Obama. Without a plan to cut spending, the next Republican president is in danger of making matters worse.

Secret Language in Budget Deal Revealed

Real Clear Politics Staff

Sen. Jeff Sessions revealed that language was slipped into the budget deal eliminating a provision that required 60 votes in the Senate to increase spending and taxes beyond what was specified in the sequester. Under the rule change, only a simple majority would be required. 

TeaParty Fumes, Fiscal Fight Persists

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Conservative Movement leaders feel conservatives had momentum in the negotiations with Obama’s admin. and could've demanded serious concessions on OCare and spending until estab. R's stepped in to undercut them.

Forbes Lauds Rick Scott’s Tactics

Courtney Coren, Newsmax

Scott's tenure proves that cutting taxes and spending, plus regulation rollbacks bring results.