• U.S. President Trump talks to reporters as he departs the White House in Washington

    Trump Won’t Rule Out Another Shutdown

    By Michael Rainey

    Some of President Trump’s critics are worried that he might allow the government to shut down when funding runs out on November 21, in an effort to deflect attention from the ongoing impeachment...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks after the Republican weekly policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington

    Senate Passes Spending Package, but Stalemate Over Border Wall Persists

    It’s progress, sort of. The Senate on Thursday passed its first spending bills for fiscal 2020, which started at the beginning of this month. The bundle of four bills covers funding for the...

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin  in New York City, U.S. November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

    Time’s Running Out for Government Financial Reports

    By Sheila Weinberg

    Fall is often described as a frenzied time in Washington, D.C. lore. After racing to spend any leftover appropriations before the start of a new budget calendar, federal number crunchers are now...

  • President Donald Trump and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady smile at each other after the U.S. Congress passed sweeping tax overhaul legislation, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington

    Two Takes on Republican Debt Hypocrisy

    The federal deficit for fiscal 2019 was nearly $1 trillion, and the national debt is going to hit $23 trillion within a matter of days. President Trump once said he would eliminate the national debt...

  • A Marine Corps pilot prepares for a vertical landing of Lockheed Martin F-35B stealth fighter aboard the USS Wasp amphibious assault carrier off Japan's southernmost island of Okinawa

    Biggest Contract Yet for the F-35

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The Pentagon is close to a final agreement with Lockheed Martin for the largest batch of F-35 stealth jets, Bloomberg’s Julie Johnsson and Anthony Capaccio reported Monday. The contract for 478 jets...

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