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Donald Trump Signs Bloated $1.3 Trillion Omnibus Bill, Cites Military Funding

Donald Trump Signs Bloated $1.3 Trillion Omnibus Bill, Cites Military Funding

by CHARLIE SPIERING 23 Mar 2018 President Donald Trump signed Congress’s $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill on Friday afternoon, despite widespread criticism of the legislation from his supporters. The president described the 2,232-page bill as “ridiculous” but said he felt the need to sign it because of his duty to protect the country. “As a matter of national security […]

Federal deficit to soar in 2016 after Ryan-Obama tax deal

Federal deficit to soar in 2016 after Ryan-Obama tax deal

The federal budget deficit will soar this year, order the Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday, after President Obama and Congress gave up on austerity late last year, embracing spending hikes and massive new tax cuts that have left the government awash in red ink. Adding to the problems is a projected rise in interest rates, […]

Sessions Issues Statement On Immigration-Surging Omnibus

Sessions Issues Statement On Immigration-Surging Omnibus

“It is well-established that the omnibus fully-funds the President’s entire refugee expansion, illegal alien resettlement, executive amnesty, sanctuary cities, and illegal alien tax credits.  But the problem is not only that there was no effort to protect American jobs, wages and communities from uncontrolled immigration – but that voters believe Congress has no desire to […]

Senator: GOP-led Congress is betraying voters, funding Obama’s entire immigration agenda

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, issued the following statement warning that the omnibus funding bill would, among other things, fund Sanctuary Cities, the President’s refugee expansion, and quadruple a controversial foreign worker program replacing Americans – all during a time of increasing concerns about […]