Category Archives: Fiscal Policy

CNBC: Squawk Box- Maya MacGuineas- ‘The Debt Limit Deal is The Worst Budget in History’

Source:The New Democrat  “Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, joins “Squawk on the Street” to discuss the budget deal brokered between the White House and Congress, which raises the debt ceiling.” Watch the interview at CNBC … Continue reading

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FOX Business: Bulls & Bears- David Asman: National Debt Surpasses $22 Trillion

Source:The New Democrat From FOX Business: David Asman- National Debt Surpasses $22 Trillion ““Bulls & Bears” panel on how the U.S. national debt surpassed $22 trillion and whether the drop in tax revenues will be blamed on President Trump. FOX Business … Continue reading

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Peter G. Peterson Foundation: Why The National Debt Matters

Source:The New Democrat For anyone who tries to tell you that deficits and the national debt don’t matter, whether they’re Socialists on the Left or supply Neoconservatives on the Right, ask them one question: “then why do we need taxes … Continue reading

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The Week: ‘Mick Mulvaney- Says Nobody Cares About The Deficit: He Used To Care A lot’

Source:The New Democrat The title of this piece is very important, because before Mick Mulvaney became White House Chief of Staff and even before he was Director of Management and Budget at the White House, he was a U.S Representative … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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Fix The Debt: 6 Things That Congress Should Do As It Considers The Federal Budget & Government Spending

.Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat “The Fix the Debt Campaign is bringing together Americans from all walks of life and from across the country to get the national debt under control. Learn more and join … Continue reading

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AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- Ben Carson’s Flat Tax Plan Represents Many of The Least Helpful Impulses in GOP Tax Policy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- Ben Carson’s Flat Tax Plan Represents Many of The Least Helpful Impulses in GOP Tax Policy During really the last six years or so of the … Continue reading

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