ANDREW TAYLOR / The Associated PressDec 17, 2019
It gives Trump steady funding for his U.S.-Mexico border fence while Democrats win sweeping spending increases on domestic programs. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
MATTHEW DALY / The Associated PressSep 18, 2018
The $854 billion bill funds the military and a host of civilian agencies for the next year and provides a short-term fix to keep the government open through early December. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
MICHAEL BIESECKER and ELLEN KNICKMEYER / The Associated PressApr 26, 2018
Scott Pruitt takes heat from lawmakers over his profligate spending and lobbyist ties and tries to divert responsibility to underlings. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
LISA MASCARO, ALAN FRAM and CATHERINE LUCEY / The Associated PressMar 23, 2018
The president casts doubt on whether he will back the $1.3 trillion spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown Friday, citing concerns over "Dreamer" immigrants and border wall money. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
RICHARD LARDNER / The Associated PressJan 21, 2018
Symbols of American promise have turned into emblems of dysfunction amid a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration that has closed federal agencies' doors. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Martin Crutsinger / APOct 27, 2017
The growth is evidence of economic durability and all but assures that the Federal Reserve will resume raising interest rates late this year. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By William D. Hartung / TomDispatchJul 25, 2017
Between Pentagon waste and the U.S. record of misguided wars, it’s clear that much of this spending isn’t making anyone any safer. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 3, 2015
The Department of Defense claims it is unable to provide an explanation for the high cost of the project -- a compressed natural gas station in Afghanistan -- according to a special inspector general's report released Monday. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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