The President’s FY2019 Budget

Rolling AnalysisThe President’s FY2019 BudgetFollow our rolling analysis as we go through the details – so you can easily go from big picture to deep dive to plain weird anomaly.

Article  | Quick Take
Feb 12, 2018  | 3 min read | Print Article

Want to know what’s in President Trump’s 2019 Budget? Our staff brings over 20 years of experience while going through the details – so you can easily go from big picture to deep dive to plain weird anomaly.

We’ll update this page through Friday, February 16, 2018. You can also catch additional coverage on Facebook and Twitter.

Below are the documents that comprise the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Budget. Supplemental materials and other information are located on the White House’s Office of Management and Budget website.

Read our Full Analysis Below

February 12, 2018

{title}10:39 am – Introduction to the FY19 Presidential Budget

{title}10:45 am – The Budget Process Explained in 13 Facts

{title}1:39 pm – Statement on President Trump’s FY19 Budget

{title}2:12 pm – Interest(ed) Spending

2:12 pm – Missing the Mox

2:12 pm – Mountains of Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Spending

2:15 pm – Energy Loan Guarantee Program Nixed, Part 2 (Is this time for real?)

{title}2:15 pm – (Un)Essential Air Service

2:25 pm – Conflicting Numbers for Pentagon Spending

2:41 pm – Planting Savings in the Farm Bill

{title}2:57 pm – Budget Addendum to Deal with Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

3:55 pm – Is Base Closure Dead, or Just Going Underground?

3:59 pm – Department of Homeland Security: One of Just Three Receiving an Increase

5:25 pm – Common Sense Savings in Crop Insurance Program

5:27 pm – Border Security and Immigration

5:31 pm – Evidently, No Reforms Needed at the Pentagon

6:01 pm – [UPDATE – 2/13/18, 3:30 pm:] Details [Still] Missing In The DOE Budget

6:10 pm – DOI Budget Focus on Energy Development Accelerates Taxpayer Losses

February 13, 2018

10:04 am – The F-35 Continues to Gobble Up the Aircraft Procurement Budget

10:06 am – F-35 Blueberry Chart is now a Blueberry Pie Chart

10:44 am – Digging Deep into the Weeds of Reform at USDA

12:06 pm – National Nuclear Security Administration

{title}12:15 pm – Blocking Community Development Block Grants

1:39 pm – Fishing for Saved Dollars

2:26 pm – Zero Sum for SMRs

2:37 pm – F-22 Raptor Facelift

4:43 pm – Interior Reports Hardrock Royalty off the Table

5:27 pm – Better Stewardship of Conservation Dollars

February 14, 2018

11:23 am – Abrams Tanks: Old Programs Never Die, They Don’t Even Fade Away

1:22 pm – Federal Funding for Cybersecurity

1:48 pm – OCO Once Again Federal Government’s 4th Largest “Agency” in Discretionary Budget

{title}3:11 pm – Corps of Engineers: Games Presidents Play

3:14 pm – Biofuels and Biomass Programs on the Chopping Block, Where They Belong

{title}3:49 pm – More on Net Interest – A Lot More

5:10 pm – Rolling Over on Offshore Revenues

February 15, 2018

1:10 pm – Follow the Money…to Your Local Shipyard

4:49 pm – Putting Power Marketing Administrations on the Market. Again.

{title}5:05 pm – Regional Development Commissions are back on the Table

9:10 pm – Proposed Cuts and Increased Timber Cutting for the Forest Service

February 16, 2018

{title}3:49 pm – Why You Should Care About Deficits and Debt

{title}5:49 pm – The 2018 Budget Olympics – Gold For Everyone!