Federal Budget

Setting annual caps on outlays by government agencies and programs sounded smart in 2011 — until everyone agreed to ignore them.
But the GOP says it would never sign off on cuts to veterans’ benefits.
The debt ceiling drama’s early stages show how confusing and broken the federal budget process is.
The Biden administration has requested millions of dollars in new funds for the FBI and Justice Department in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection.
The CNN host couldn’t get over the education secretary’s “epic non-response” to questions about cutting money for the Special Olympics.
He threatened for months that he would veto the measure if it didn’t fund his main campaign promise.
The president has been lashing out about his pet project since he failed to get both Mexico and Congress to pay for it.
A federal budget of the type that has been proposed will put millions of Americans at risk.