February 20, 2018, 22:18

Trump proposes deep cuts in State Department budget

"The Administration should stop wasting the time of Congress and the American people with such narrow-minded, illogical proposals that have been rejected by nonpartisan military and civilian leaders," said Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, the...

Mulvaney defends the White House budget: ‘Does it balance? No’

"Does it balance? No it doesn't," Mulvaney told reporters on Monday. "I couldn't tell you using solid numbers that we could balance the budget in 10 years."Mulvaney said that the fiscal year 2019 budget...

Trump administration proposes big budget increase for Pentagon

The $686 billion request consists of a “base” operating budget of $617 billion, as well as the $69 billion requested for Overseas Contingency Operations that funds U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and...