Trump's First Budget--Winners & Losers
Posted by Mary Catherine Dunphy (+2346) one year ago
The military budget will increase by $54 billion and there will be steep cuts to education, environmental protection, health and human services, and foreign aid.

So, essentially Trump is making the military great and everything else -- not so great.

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Posted by Webmaster (+8799) one year ago
These 80 Programs Would Lose Federal Funding Under Trump’s Proposed Budget

U.S. President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal includes massive cuts across most of the federal government. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture face unprecedented discretionary funding cuts in excess of 25 percent, as Trump attempts to boost the military and national security.

Trump’s budget also proposes eliminating discretionary funding altogether for at least 19 agencies and 61 other programs. Plans for new NASA missions, climate change research, aid for low-income families and funding for commercial flights to rural airports would all be on the chopping block. Trump says many of these programs are inefficient or duplicative. All this could change; Trump will deliver a final budget in May and Congress would have to approve the cuts—something they have often resisted in the past.


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