Trump administration officials and other key Washington Republicans on Sunday downplayed the impact of the upcoming Congressional Budget Office report on the GOP’s ObamaCare replacement plan, suggesting the nonpartisan group has miscalculated before on such complex legislation.
A $2 million study on how children don’t like to eat food that’s been sneezed on is one of the highlights of this year’s “Federal Fumbles” – a report on government waste released Monday by Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla.
Averting an election-year crisis, Congress late Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus.
The Senate has passed a bill to keep the government running through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus.
The Senate has passed a short-term spending bill to keep the government open until Wednesday and give negotiators more time to work out a longer term measure.
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., is the man charged with making sure all federal departments stay open for business. Rogers is pretty busy these days as Congress approaches a deadline Friday night to fund the government.
The ambitious budget and debt deal cleared a major hurdle in the Senate early Friday, setting the stage for Congress to pass the measure and send it to President Barack Obama.
Facing a Friday deadline, the Senate is on track to shore up federal highway aid and veterans’ health care, leaving a raft of unresolved issues for a jam-packed congressional agenda in the fall.
After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and a pending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall.
Despite repeated cries of agency poverty from IRS leaders, a top Republican senator says the nation’s chief revenue collector is paying private attorneys more than $1,000 an hour to help conduct a high-profile audit.