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H.R.6157 – Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 [full text]

H.R. 6157 2019 Omnibus spending bill

AT THE SECOND SESSION Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday, the third day of January, two thousand and eighteen Making consolidated appropriations for the Departments of Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and ...

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White House announces rescission package to cut spending by $15.4 billion

White House Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director Russ Vought penned an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal announcing the Trump administration’s rescission package that is structured to cut $15.4 billion in spending this fiscal year. “Washington has a spending problem. The national debt is now more than $21 trillion and the deficit could reach $1 trillion next ...

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White House Is Taking An Axe To Congress’ Massive Spending Spree

  by Robert Donachie President Donald Trump’s administration is going to roll out a recision package Monday that will claw back $11 billion from what Congress has already agreed to spend, a GOP aide told The Daily Caller News Foundation. TheDCNF was the first to report on May 2 the president was looking to roll back $25 billion, but that figure changed ...

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What’s in the 2018 Omnibus Spending Law? H.R. 1625: The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

President Donald Trump signed H.R. 1625: “The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018” into law on Friday. The law funds the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018, but at over 2200 pages, what’s actually in it? Basically, the Act provides funding for each of the agencies and departments of the federal government. The law also provides guidance for how ...

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What’s in the budget bill for the military that the president just signed


President Donald Trump signed Friday the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 that lays out funding levels for government agencies and departments through the end of fiscal year 2018. The measure includes a pay raise for service members in particular and increased spending on defense overall. Highlights from H.R. 1625: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 Funds the 2.4% pay increase for service members ...

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H.R. 1625 – The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 [full text]

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H.R. 1625 was signed into law on March 23, 2018. This bill became the vehicle for passage of the government spending bill for the remainder of fiscal year 2018. If you’re wondering what’s in the spending bill the president signed on Friday, here are the details: Full Text of H.R. 1625: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

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Watch: Trump Signed $1.3 Trillion Omnibus Bill; Not Happy About It [video + transcript]

President Donald Trump signs the $1.3 trillion omnibus bill just hours after tweeting that he was considering vetoing the measure. In comments ahead of the signing, the president said: “There are a lot of things that we shouldn’t have had in this bill” and told reporters that he was “unhappy” about signing it. The president said that if not for ...

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6 Things That Will Make Conservatives Livid In The Spending Bill

  by Robert Donachie House leadership released the text of a 2,232 page must-pass spending bill late Wednesday evening that includes a number of provisions that are likely to make conservatives angry. The legislation will keep the government funded through Sept. 30, if House and Senate lawmakers pass the bill and President Donald Trump signs it. The bill comes after months of ...

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What’s in the budget bill that President Trump just signed

President Donald Trump signed a new budget bill, H.R. 1892, into law on Friday that pushes most of the difficult budget debate issues into March while funding defense, opioid addiction, infrastructure and more for two years. H.R. 1892 was originally titled “The Hometown Heroes Act” and was intended to allow the flying of the U.S. Flag at half-staff in the ...

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H.R. 1892 – The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 [full text]

also available in PDF format In the Senate of the United States, February 9 (legislative day, February 8), 2018. Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 1892) entitled “An Act to amend title 4, United States Code, to provide for the flying of the flag at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder in ...

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Trump: ‘Our country needs a good shutdown’

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President Trump said Tuesday that a government shutdown might be the only way to fix the mess in Washington. The president posted on Twitter a sort of explanation for just how a democrat-friendly spending bill would get through a republican congress. “The reason for the plan negotiated between the Republicans and Democrats is that we need 60 votes in the ...

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  Today is Memorial Day. During the course of the day many words, like these, will be written; many parades will be held; many gun salutes at cemeteries; many prayers offered; and many speeches made. All of these will have a singular aim, to remember and honor those who have fallen in defense of our liberty. The Commander in Chief ...

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