Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

2016 Campaign

Donald Trump

Trump Will Face Highest Debt-to-GDP Ratio of Any New President Since Truman

When President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office on January 20, 2017, debt as a share of the economy will be higher than at the start of
Nov 9, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release

What We Know About President-Elect Trump's Agenda

Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election, but what will President-elect Trump's policy agenda be?
Concept_DC_White House

A Lame Duck President in 2017?

by C. Eugene Steuerle, Maya MacGuineas, Tyler Evilsizer, and Caleb Quakenbush

Marc Goldwein: These 5 Supposed Fixes for Social Security Won’t Solve Its Problems

Marc Goldwein is the senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

Interactive Tool: Reforming the Candidates' Fiscal Plans

Our recent in-depth analysis Promises and Price Tags found

Looking at the Long Term Under the Candidates' Plans

We’ve shown before that neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Tr
Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump

Maya MacGuineas: Neither Candidate Has Any Real Plan for Our National Debt

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.

Paul A. Volcker & Peter G. Peterson: Ignoring the Debt Problem

Peter G. Peterson is the founder and chairman of the Pete G.

How Clinton and Trump Could Affect Economic Growth

Recently, the Tax Policy Center (TPC) estimated the economic impact of