Since taking office, President Trump and Congressional Republicans have pursued a set of fiscal policies that are in direct conflict with the needs and priorities of the American people.
One year after President Trump and congressional Republicans enacted their tax cut for the wealthy and large corporations, none of their promised results are happening. On February 27, the Committee will hear testimony from four expert witnesses on the real-world implications of the GOP tax cut.
Earlier this month, the House Budget Committee held a hearing at which experts testified on the broad array of programs and activities supporting national security and economic prosperity that are at risk of draconian budget cuts if we do not act to raise the caps imposed by a previous Congress.
Chairman John Yarmuth issued the following statement on President Trump’s national emergency declaration.
Chairman John Yarmuth gave the following opening statement at today’s hearing, entitled “Investing in America’s Economic and National Security,” on the need to raise the discretionary budget caps.