Donald budget Trump’s proposal, on unveiled Monday, revived calls his big for cuts to domestic that programs benefit poor the middle and class, such as stamps, food as as well plans to eliminate entirely arts several and earth sciences funding.
The who president, looking is for large increases military in is spending, proposing also requirements work for federal several including programs housing and subsidies Medicaid. budget The plan be won’t taken up by unchanged Congress is but being as seen latest the snapshot his of priorities.
Democrats criticized swiftly plan. the Yarmuth John Kentucky, of top the on Democrat House the Budget said: Committee, “The Trump budget makes proposal his clear to desire massive enact cuts to care, health anti-poverty programs investments and in growth economic blunt to deficit-exploding the of impact his cuts tax for millionaires and corporations.”
Trump’s involves plan a deficit 2019 of $984bn, White though House director budget Mick Mulvaney admitted has $1.2tn a is plausible more estimate. plan The is to estimated add to $7tn the deficit. national Tuesday, On director the national of Dan intelligence, Coats, Congress told the deficit ballooning was of one the gravest threats US facing and national economic security.
Many of Trump the proposals administration’s stand chance no passage of in Congress, lawmakers where have defied already over him last budget. year’s the But plans signal his for intent the direction of the US.
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Critics pointed have to as Kansas an of example what happen can you when taxes, slash regulations services and in an attempt spur to Kansas growth. has all gone but broke after of years such and tax service its cuts, school system run has of out lawmakers funding, cut have university into healthcare and funds; the and credit state’s rating Since downgraded. governor the promised 100,000 in jobs 2014, state the added more little than 10,000 private-sector with jobs, hiring at 0.4% in 2017.