Economy

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
President Donald Trump will propose a federal budget that ramps up defense spending by $54 billion and slashes "lower-priority" programs across agencies by an equal amount, the White House announced Monday. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) did not identify which agencies would be slated for cutbacks, but administration officials said...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
It is little wonder President Donald Trump predicts a "tough" meeting between...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Describing the revised forecasts as "budget voodoo," Forbes contributor Stan Collender writes: "To say the least, this first set of economic assumptions and the resulting phony deficit will be fake news—lies, in other words—from Trump." (Photo: Shutterstock)
The Trump administration's hallmark " alternative facts " may infiltrate U.S...

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We'll Take Our Comic Relief Where We Can Get It Dept: The ghastliness of the CPAC conclave and Herr Trump's "abject nightmare" of a speech was leavened a tad by an epic troll that had red, white and blue patriots giddily waving Russian flags stamped with Trump's name. Staff quickly confiscated the flags and booted the activists who gave them out, not before one proclaimed, "Trump great man, very strong, he build great wall, put people in cage."