Spending deal at mercy of Trump budget, debt limit and border money

CQ Budget Podcast, Episode 101

(Photo By Bill Clark/Roll Call)
(Photo By Bill Clark/Roll Call)
Posted March 4, 2019 at 11:19am

President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2020 budget request, due out next week, is likely to skirt a defense spending cap to boost the military while proposing deep cuts to nondefense programs. CQ’s Paul M. Krawzak explains how the White House blueprint is sure to trigger a new showdown over spending limits,  along with the need to increase the debt limit and the continuing battle over border wall funds.

Show Notes:

As the “X Date” looms, it’s time to defang the debt limit

 

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