Federal Spending

Lawmakers on a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee heard testimony on “back door” spending by federal agencies. Representatives from the… read more

Lawmakers on a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee heard testimony on “back door” spending by federal agencies. Representatives from the Government Accountability Office talked about their research into mandatory spending practices at Executive Branch agencies and about the ways Congress could change appropriations and oversight laws to more tightly control spending in many of these areas. One Democrat, Representative Matt Cartwright of Pennsylvania, questioned use of the wording “back door spending,” saying he did not want to throw into question the importance of mandatory spending programs like Social Security and Medicare. close

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Program ID:
455788-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
2154, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 11, 2018 | 10:11am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Dec 15, 2018 | 12:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Dec 12, 2018 | 5:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 2018 | 10:23pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 14, 2018 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 14, 2018 | 3:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Dec 15, 2018 | 6:18am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 15, 2018 | 12:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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