budget

Final details of budget deal emerging

President Donald Trump and bipartisan congressional leaders clinched a sweeping two-year budget agreement that would produce hundreds of billions in new spending and take the threat of a fiscal crisis off of Washington's plate for more than two years.

Trump says deal reached on budget

President Donald Trump announced Monday evening that a sweeping two-year, $1.37 trillion budget deal has been struck, calling the plan a "real compromise."

Barr: Mueller did not ask for conclusion on obstruction of justice

Attorney General William Barr said special counsel Robert Mueller did not ask him or Congress to come to a determination on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but that he made a conclusion there wasn't a case to prosecute because "that's generally how the Department of Justice works."

Mulvaney: Fiscal year 2019 programs won't be impacted by emergency declaration

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that the Trump administration does not plan to pull money away from programs that are funded through the current fiscal year in order to fund a wall along the Southern border and that there isn't an existing list of projects "that are absolutely going to not be funded so that the wall can be."

READ: Trump's 2020 budget proposal

President Donald Trump delivered a 2020 budget to Congress on Monday that cuts spending across the board yet still isn't projected to balance for 15 years, even with ambitious economic growth forecasts.

FEMA: Funding transferred to ICE won't harm hurricane response

Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency insisted Wednesday that the transfer of nearly $10 million of its budget to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement will not affect the agency's hurricane response and other disaster relief efforts.

TSA looking at $300 million in cuts

A new internal document obtained by CNN shows the Transportation Security Administration's proposal to eliminate screening at more than 150 small to medium sized airports is just one of several cost-saving measures the agency is discussing.

Why Trump and Congress are talking about scrapping lawmakers' August break

Senate Republican leaders are facing mounting pressure from President Donald Trump and a vocal group of rank-and-file senators to pass a series of spending bills ahead of their summer break and avoid a year-end messy fight to keep the government open, like the ones that have plagued Congress in the past.

Congress returns this week: 7 things to watch

Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday after being away for what was a chaotic and damaging week for President Donald Trump, who is under scrutiny from federal investigators and questions surrounding a payment made to adult film actress Stormy Daniels.