Budget and Deficit Spending

President Obama has added more to the national debt than any other president in American history and we must fix his mistakes. Republicans believe that significant structural reforms, increased productivity, use of technology, and a smaller government are essential in balancing America’s budget. Republicans promote a transparent budget process where Congress is held responsible for its actions. 

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RNC Statement On President Obama's FY2017 Budget Proposal

- February 9, 2016

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus released the following statement responding to President Obama’s proposed budget for the 2017 fiscal year: ... Continue Reading »


What Hillary Clinton's Spending Plans Mean for You

- December 4, 2015

Hillary has proposed $1.2 Trillion in new spending with no plans to pay for it. ... Continue Reading »


Obama's Most Political Budget Yet

- February 3, 2015

The New York Times: Obama's Budget Is "More Utopian Vision Than Pragmatic Blueprint" And Is "Politically Improbable." "President Obama presented a budget on Monday that is more utopian vision than pragmatic blueprint. It proposes a politically improbable reshaping of the tax code and generous new social spending initiatives that would shift resources from the wealthy to the middle class." (Julie Hirschfield Davis, "In Budget, Obama's Unfettered Case For Spreading The Wealth," The New York Times , 2/2/15) ... Continue Reading »


Obama's Budget By The Numbers

- February 2, 2015

$50.3 Trillion: Total Spending From FY2016 To FY2025 In Obama's Proposed Budget. (OMB, 2/2/15)... Continue Reading »


An “Unsustainable” Future

- January 26, 2015

Within 25 Years The CBO Expects Debt Held By The Public To Exceed GDP And "Would Continue On An Upward Trajectory Thereafter." "When CBO last issued long-term budget projections (in July 2014), it projected that, under current law, debt would exceed 100 percent of GDP 25 years from now and would continue on an upward trajectory thereafter-a trend that could not be sustained." ("The Budget And Economic Outlook: 2015 To 2025," Congressional Budget Office, 1/26/15)... Continue Reading »


Response To Biden's Speech At GWU

- April 28, 2014

With Vice President Joe Biden speaking at George Washington University, wanted to make sure you saw the RNC’s Research Department blog post titled, “Biden In Economic Fantasyland... Continue Reading »

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