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Mar 12
Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth, Chairman of the House Budget Committee, gave the following opening statement at today’s hearing on President Trump’s 2020 budget proposal with Russell Vought, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Remarks as prepared are below:

Mar 11
Fact Sheet
The third budget proposal from President Trump has arrived, and it’s the third strike for the Administration – once again, the President has abjectly failed to produce a responsible vision for our country and the American people. It adheres to a philosophy of using the levers of government to help wealthy individuals and corporations at the expense of hardworking Americans. It is a cynical document replete with backward priorities, broken promises, and blatantly dishonest gimmicks.
Mar 11
Press Release
Chairman John Yarmuth issued the following statement on the release of President Trump’s budget for Fiscal Year 2020.
Mar 11
Press Release
House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY), House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Chairman Mike Quigley (D-IL), and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) today sent a letter to Russell Vought, the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), requesting the release of information and documents detailing how the Trump administration plans to raid previously appropriated funds for his national emergency declaration and border wall.