Task Force on Waste Report
Representative Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota) talked about his work as chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Waste. The task force had recently released a report recommending ways that the federal government could save $60-85 billion. He explained the report and took questions and comments from viewers. close
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The Federal Budget
The history of the federal budget was detailed, as well as how the budget is developed by the president and Congress.
Reports were filed concerning defense appropriations and the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Rep. Walker and Rep. Dorgan discussed the budget agreement reached by White House and Congressional negotiators.…
Democratic Reaction to the Budget Agreement
Representatives criticized the budget legislation coming before Congress this week.