Government Spending

Trump: ‘I Would Increase’ Military Spending

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stated he would increase military spending on Wednesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. After host Sean Hannity talked about the penny plan, [relevant exchange begins around 7:25] Trump said, “except the military.” He was

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Exit Polls: Late Movement Hurt Donald Trump, Boosted Marco Rubio

With Ted Cruz’s come-from-behind victory in Iowa and Marco Rubio’s surge, we now move forward to New Hampshire knowing less than we did coming into Iowa. Will Donald Trump collapse? Does Rubio have any plans to win any state before mid-March? Can Cruz consolidate enough support to stop either one of the other two candidates? Iowa gave us few indicators.

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Conservative Icon Phyllis Schlafly: Trump Is ‘Last Hope For America’ After Omnibus ‘Betrayal’

Phyllis Schlafly predicts Trump will win because grassroots voters are outraged over such “betrayals” as the omnibus spending bill, in which Republicans used their historic midterm election victory – under the leadership of a Speaker who made his bones as the math-wizard archenemy of irresponsible government spending – to deliver a trillion-dollar bag of Christmas goodies to Democrats, funding almost the entirety of the Obama agenda without a fight.

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