The memo offers Republican politicians talking points when interviewed about gun control and mass shootings.
"Cutting budgets is one way to handicap an agency without eliminating it altogether," said Bridget Stomberg, an associate professor of accounting at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
"I don't know why it's taken 251 mass shootings now this year for people to start waking up," Christina Huelsman said.
The issue of gun violence prevention returned to the spotlight in the wake of two mass shootings—one in Dayton, Ohio, and another in El Paso, Texas—earlier this month.
Pew Research Center data reveals just 27 percent of Americans feel the government is doing a "somewhat good" job, with 6 percent saying "very good."
Fiscal conservatives and Democrats alike ridiculed GOP congressional members and President Trump's tax cuts after federal spending hit a $3.7 trillion record and the budget deficit climbed to $867 billion so far this fiscal year.
"We are now in the early episodes of 'Chernobyl' on HBO," Anthony Scaramucci said on Sunday. "The reactor is melting down and the apparatchiks are trying to figure out whether to cover it up or start the clean-up process."
"To try to assign blame to somebody else I think is a very slippery slope," Scalise said. "[Trump] is not responsible. The shooter is responsible."
""Let's finish what Trump started and capitalize on the yearning for an American Nationalist party and put these Bolsheviks in their place," Tarrant County Tea Party Member Fredrick Hambright wrote in a blog post.
Twitter has suspended the re-election account of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Republicans are furious.
The ad urges viewers to "call Senator McConnell and tell him: America is relying on you to let Congress do its job and secure out elections."
"I've had enough of empty words from our leaders."
At least two high-level Republican lawmakers blamed video game violence for "dehumanizing" people and encouraging the El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio mass shootings over the past 24 hours.
President Trump has called climate change a "Chinese hoax" designed "make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive."
Texas' Will Hurd, the former CIA agent and lone black House Republican, says he will not run for reelection in 2020.
GOP defectors have blasted the deal for adding $320 billion to current spending levels, a figure that contradicts their years of harping against deficits and debts.
"They all thought debt was bad when it was President Obama's debt," said GOP Senator Rand Paul. "They're not interested in the debt now that Republicans are complicit."
"I'm not buying this storyline of 'progressives versus moderates.' I would remind you that the lesser of two socialists is still a socialist," Republican Senator John Kennedy told Fox News.
Kennedy said that when it comes to actually reducing spending, lawmakers from both parties "don't want to hear about it."
Americans' fears of North Korea's nuclear program and the Islamic State have both fallen significantly in the past two years of Donald Trump's presidency.
"I was just so proud that I was able to do that," Rep. Denver Riggleman said officiating the wedding of two former campaign volunteers.
Democrat and GOP state officials denounced a UW College Republicans tweet and the group president's warnings that conservatives—including President Donald Trump—are embracing the "cosmopolitan, GloboHomo agenda" of the left.
Mia Love argued that "this is exactly what the Russians want" and "exactly what our enemies want, to see Americans just tear each other up, and the president has gone way too far."
"The deficit under Obama dropped by an average of 11 percent a year in his second term," Chris Wallace told Mick Mulvaney.
"It is important to remember that even an attempt to obstruct constitutes obstruction of justice," a Republicans for the Rule of Law spokesperson tells Newsweek.
"In a perfect example of the Fox-Trump feedback loop, it turns out that many of the GOP questions yesterday came straight from Sean Hannity," John Avlon said.
"So, Republicans, yes, please celebrate what a great day it was for you and Vladimir Putin," Joe Scarborough said.
"It's just one more extraordinarily reckless example of how Republicans just don't mean anything that they said," Joe Scarborough said.
A private Aspen, Colorado club owned by two gay men is set to host a $35,000-per-couple fundraising event for Vice President Mike Pence Monday evening.
The resolution is titled, "Calling for the designation of Antifa as a domestic terrorist organization."