federal budget

Trump Wants to Turn Space Into a Free-Market Paradise

Trump Wants to Turn Space Into a Free-Market Paradise

America’s regulations for off-planet activity were written in the 1980s. They’re about to be remade with a capitalist bent.
Treasury’s Malpass Says Rising U.S. Debt, Deficit ‘Troubling’

Treasury’s Malpass Says Rising U.S. Debt, Deficit ‘Troubling’

A senior U.S. Treasury official said he wants to see a multiyear effort to narrow the federal budget deficit, as he warned the nation’s mounting debt is "troubling."
Doesn’t Anyone Care About Deficits Anymore?

Doesn’t Anyone Care About Deficits Anymore?

Voters don’t seem to, and Republican lawmakers have stopped pretending.
Sen. Scott Says Regulation 'Oppressive' to Small Businesses

Sen. Scott Says Regulation 'Oppressive' to Small Businesses

Sen. Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina, discusses U.S. small business regulation reform and efforts to lower federal budget deficits. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin at the Goldman
Trump Budget Needs 'Brand New Numbers,' Bell Says

Trump Budget Needs 'Brand New Numbers,' Bell Says

Steve Bell, Bipartisan Policy Center senior director, discusses President Donald Trump's $4.4 trillion federal budget proposal with Bloomberg's David Westin and Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets:
Fannie and Freddie Mortgages Face Higher Fees Under Trump Budget

Fannie and Freddie Mortgages Face Higher Fees Under Trump Budget

The Trump administration has said it wants to get Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of government control, but in the meantime it’s not being shy about seeking to use revenue from the U.S.-backed
Trump’s Budget Would Cut Federal Amtrak Spending in Half

Trump’s Budget Would Cut Federal Amtrak Spending in Half

President Donald Trump is proposing to cut in half the federal subsidy for Amtrak.
Trump’s $4.4 Trillion Budget Boosts Defense With More Red Ink

Trump’s $4.4 Trillion Budget Boosts Defense With More Red Ink

Congress is expected to all but ignore the plan.
Trump Sends His Infrastructure Plan to Skeptical Congress

Trump Sends His Infrastructure Plan to Skeptical Congress

President Donald Trump Monday released his long-awaited proposal to upgrade roads, airports and other public works.
Trump May Struggle on $1 Trillion Pledge to Fix Crumbling U.S. Infrastructure

Trump May Struggle on $1 Trillion Pledge to Fix Crumbling U.S. Infrastructure

Donald Trump ran for president on the promise of $1 trillion fix for crumbling U.S. roads, bridges and airports, but the plan he’s rolling out Monday commits the federal government to spending just a
Trump's Soaring Budget Deficit Risks Intensifying Market Frenzy

Trump's Soaring Budget Deficit Risks Intensifying Market Frenzy

The ballooning federal budget deficit under President Donald Trump will force the U.S. to borrow more than $1 trillion this year and risks worsening the frenzy behind the global sell-off in stock