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Budget and Deficit

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

Unconstitutional Obamacare Subsidies (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews joins WINA’s Rob Schilling to deliver his take on illegal Obamacare subsidies, unconstitutional from the outset. Why are they still there and why can’t we get rid of them? 

AUGUST 24, 2017

Trump Reducing Foreign Aid Money (Audio: Interview)


Dr. Merrill Matthews joins WAVA host Don Kroah to discuss the Trump administration's tapping the brakes on some foreign aid disbursements. 

AUGUST 10, 2017

Rolling Back Title II, Repealing Obamacare Taxes, Fake Science & More (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with Mike Siegel, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses how the Trump administration can alleviate some of Obamacare’s onerous regulations and taxes, the FCC rolling back Obama-era Title II rules on the internet, the demise of the myRA scam, and more. 

AUGUST 6, 2017

Numbers: Government Spending, the Budget and Obamacare's Losses (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with “America, Can We Talk” host Debbie Georgatos, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the budget, the approaching debt ceiling, how Republicans are not immune to the problem of excessive government spending, and whether Congress ought to bail out Obamacare.  

JUNE 8, 2017

Texas Legislature Special Session and Texting-While-Driving Ban (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with Mark Davis of 660 AM – The Answer, IPI president Tom Giovanetti offers his take on former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the U.S. Senate, the policy priorities for the Texas legislature’s special session, and Gov. Abbott’s signing of a controversial texting while driving ban. 

JUNE 5, 2017

No Better Time Than Now To Ax The CBO (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with WAVA's Don Kroah, Tom Giovanetti says while Republicans control Congress and the White House, they should be making strides toward structural changes that will last for decades, and the Congressional Budget Office is a prime candidate for the chopping block. “The CBO makes it very difficult for Congress to cut taxes, and it does a terrible job of estimates, but we’re stuck with them,” he said. 

MAY 23, 2017

Trump’s Budget Cuts (Audio: Interview)


President Trump’s budget is out and slashes spending on many entitlement and welfare programs, including Medicaid. IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews gives his take with Ed Dean on WBOB.  

MAY 8, 2017

Healthcare Reform, Omnibus, Title II Reversal & More (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti joins "America Can We Talk?" to discuss the FCC's upcoming rollback of the Obama-era's onerous Title II internet regulations, the Republican health care reform deal, and the recently passed omnibus spending bill. 

APRIL 5, 2017

The Texas Bullet Train, Internet Privacy, and Government Surveillance (Audio: Interview)

IPI president Tom Giovanetti joins 660 AM - The Answer's Mark Davis to discuss government surveillance, debunk the false narrative Congress destroyed Internet privacy, and examine how no principled conservative objection can be found in the privately financed Texas Central Rail project.

APRIL 7, 2016

Taxpayers Will Be Paying A Lot More For Obamacare (Audio: Interview)


Due to the crowd-out effect and other incorrect assumptions made by the CBO, it appears that Obamacare will cost taxpayers far more than originally reported. 

 

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