Donald Trump

Donald Trump, an American businessman, politician, television personality, and author, will be the 45th President of the United States after winning the electoral college on November 8, 2016. His running mate and Indiana governor Mike Pence will be the vice president.

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How Much Would Trump's New Defense Plan Cost?

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump introduced a proposal today to increase defense spending and rebuild the military. Specifically, his...
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Maya MacGuineas: The first step towards solving the debt crisis: Stop digging

Maya MacGuineas, president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, wrote an op-ed...
Donald Trump
Aug 8, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

CRFB Responds to Donald Trump’s New Tax Plan

In a speech today at the Detroit Economic Club, presidential candidate Donald Trump announced revisions to his tax reform plan, suggesting that...
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How Much Would Clinton and Trump Increase Our $19 Trillion Gross Debt?

Our report Promises and Price Tags: A Fiscal Guide to the 2016 Election estimates that debt held by the public would rise from about $14 trillion...
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Has President Obama Doubled the National Debt?

While accepting the Republican nomination for president, Donald Trump said, "President Obama has almost doubled our national debt to more than $...
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Jul 22, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Is the U.S. the Highest Taxed Nation in the World?

As he accepted the Republican nomination for president, Donald Trump stated that “America is one of the highest-taxed countries...
Jul 19, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

What Donald Trump Can Do to Improve His Tax and Spending Policies

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed last week, Donald Trump’s economic advisers Andy Puzder and Stephen Moore stated that the campaign will release...
Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump

Scoring Clinton and Trump with Different Growth Assumptions

In our analysis "Promises and Price Tags: A Fiscal Guide to the 2016 Election," we compared the fiscal effects of the policies proposed by...

Marc Goldwein: Both Clinton and Trump Would Grow National Debt

Marc Goldwein is the senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote a guest...
Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump

Chartbook: Promises and Price Tags

Below is a new chartbook with the key figures and graphs from our paper, Promises and Price Tags: A Fiscal Guide to the 2016 Election. 

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