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Budget deal with congressional leaders ‘compromised’ according to President Trump

The Trump administration and congressional leaders, including Democrats, have reached a critical debt and budget agreement that all but eliminates the risk of another government shut down this fall.

The deal would increase spending caps by $320 billion relative to the limits prescribed in the 2011 Budget Control Act, whose provisions have repeatedly been waived year after year. It would also suspend the debt ceiling and permit more government borrowing until July 31, 2021 just after the next presidential election.

The compromise outraged fiscal conservatives and some Democrats, including Vermont Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, who noted that the bill would not block Trump from spending money on his proposed border wall.

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