President Trump’s 2017 Budget Proposal

JoshuaDomestic Policy, FP Columns

The White House is putting its “America First” agenda front and center, unveiling a budget Thursday that pumps $54 billion more into the Pentagon and protecting the nation’s borders, while sharply slashing domestic and discretionary spending. The $1.1 trillion budget proposal sent to Congress represents a significant rollback of the federal workforce and imposes deep and dramatic cuts in order … Read More

American Health Care Act

JoshuaDomestic Policy, FP Columns

Republicans unveiled their long-awaited legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, proposing to phase out key parts of the law over several years as they try to break a stalemate between moderates and conservatives in their party. Called the American Health Care Act, the proposal includes a refundable, age-based tax credit to help people buy insurance. It ends … Read More

A Guide to Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools

JoshuaDomestic Policy, FP Columns

On Tuesday, WikiLeaks released thousands of new documents it claimed were from the Central Intelligence Agency. The documents, which detail some of the CIA’s hacking capabilities, are part of a larger trove of data WikiLeaks says it will continue to release in a series. WikiLeaks is calling the series Vault 7 and has named Tuesday’s dump Year Zero. Slate The … Read More