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February 24, 2020 Press Release
"Despite urgent warnings from Congress and the public health community, the Trump administration took weeks to request these emergency funds. It is profoundly disturbing that their answer now is to raid money Congress has designated for other critical public health priorities. Worse still, their overall request still falls short of what is needed for an effective, comprehensive government-wide response."
February 18, 2020 Fact Sheet

February 14, 2020 Fact Sheet

February 13, 2020 Press Release
“President Trump is once again disrespecting the separation of powers and endangering our security by raiding military resources to pay for his wasteful border wall."
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February 13, 2020 Fact Sheet

February 12, 2020 Fact Sheet

February 12, 2020 Statement
"CBO has become so much a part of this institution that we may take it for granted. But we should remember what a key role CBO plays in helping Congress effectively exercise the “power of the purse” assigned to us by the Constitution."
February 12, 2020 Statement
"We know the past year has been a monster year for your Office as you’ve had to meet all the deadlines of implementing the changes to the Congressional Account Act in 6 months. Kudos to you and your staff who clocked so many hours to meet the deadlines. I know the reforms are in the early stages of implementation, but we will be very interested in your thoughts about how it is going."

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