2 results for tag: federal debt


Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 8/12/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess, and will not return until September 9. BORDER SECURITY/IMMIGRATION: Just a few hours ago, the Trump Administration released the final version of a rule that will make it easier for the government to ensure that immigrants seeking to enter and stay in the United States, either temporarily or permanently, are self-sufficient and don’t depend on the government for social welfare programs like food stamps, housing assistance, and Medicaid. The rule will be officially released on Wednesday, and will go into effect 60 days later. “For over a century, the public charge ground of inadmissibi...

Poll: Majority of Americans Want Less Federal Spending

Both chambers passed a measure that would add $320 billion to our national debt and would suspend the $22 trillion national debt ceiling. Not only are conservative lawmakers in Congress outraged, but a majority of Americans are as well.  A recent poll revealed 56 percent of respondents agreed that “cutting government spending is better for the long-term health of the economy.” Only 21 percent said increasing spending would be better. The Epoch Times has the details: A bigger majority, 59 percent, said the U.S. economy would benefit from “cutting budget deficits,” while 16 percent said bigger deficits would be better. A plurality of the ...