Six months into the 115th Congress, both the House and Senate show few signs of a promised return to regular order.
President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 defense budget falls short of achieving the goals that senior congressional policymakers advocated earlier this year and will not meet necessary increases in readiness, weapons, and troop levels. The president’s defense request is $42 billion…
Congress did its job in passing an omnibus spending package that funds the federal government through September 30, the end of Fiscal Year 2017.
DHS’s plan to roll out further testing of biometric exit data and commitment to better tracking of overstays are vital steps toward results desperately needed at our ports of entry.
Failure to approve a full-year Department of Defense appropriations bill for FY2017, will allow foreign adversaries to eclipse much of America’s air, naval and ground superiority.
While extraordinary measures will provide Treasury with necessary breathing room, operating at the debt limit carries costs.