Budget, Tax and Economy

New Labor Department revisions complicate the Trump administration's message of a strong economy.
More economists now have a grim outlook for the U.S. economy, according to a new report.
An economic downturn would be a devastating blow to Trump, who made the economy his central argument for a second term.
After years of decrying executive overreach, 22 GOP senators want the Treasury to bypass Congress to cut capital gains taxes.
The next president could face another debt ceiling crisis if Republicans decide to hold it hostage as they did during President Barack Obama's tenure.
The budget agreement means Congress can now move forward with spending bills needed to avert a government shutdown.
The Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 candidate, who correctly predicted the 2008 financial crisis, says she has a plan for a similar crash that could come soon.
Sen. Mitch McConnell and other lawmakers agreed on a $4.6 billion deal to house and care for immigrant refugees crossing the Mexico border.
The move continues to stake California’s position as a bulwark against Trump's policies.
Robert Reich warned, "you could easily find the American economy in a recession, certainly before the election."
Republican boasts about their new law have belly flopped, nonpartisan researchers conclude.
The Boston Ujima Project wants to empower those left out of the economy by giving them an economy of their own.
The administration would use an additional $1.9 billion in surplus Pell Grant money to fund other budget priorities.
Trump railed against debt during his campaign, vowed to balance budget.
More growing pains for the new House majority.
The budget includes cuts that would hit mandatory safety net programs, which the president has proposed in the past.
A weaker global economy, a trade war with China and signs of caution among consumers likely contributed to slow growth.
The president frequently conflated the two as he ran for office, but now is presiding over massive increases in both
More bad news for middle America after corporate taxes were slashed.
When cuts were first announced last year President Trump called them "disappointing."