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Trump Budget

  1. Trump Wants Big Government to Decide What Poor People Get to EatHis budget would cut aid to food stamp recipients – and replace it with a box of canned goods picked out by D.C. bureaucrats.
  2. Trump’s Housing Cuts Spare the One Program He Profits FromThe president’s budget demands draconian cuts to public housing — but maintains a subsidy to landlords that nets him millions each year.
  3. Trumpcare Would Cost 23 Million Americans Their Health Coverage, Says CBOAnd that’s just part of the bad news the Congressional Budget Office delivered to Republicans about their health-care bill.
  4. The Trump Budget’s Approach to Welfare Is Based on Discredited DelusionsIf Trump cared about increasing productivity and growth — rather than redistributing wealth upward — he would increase social spending, not cut it.
  5. Trump’s Budget Doesn’t Boost Funding for Opioid Addiction TreatmentThe president didn’t make good on his promise to expand treatment for addicts — he just rebranded Obama’s funding increase as his own.
  6. White House Says Cutting Meals on Wheels Is ‘Compassionate’“I think it’s probably one of the most compassionate things we can do,” Mulvaney said, of slashing funding for food assistance to the elderly.
  7. 6 Promises That President Trump’s Budget BetraysWe’re going to “free the Earth from the miseries of disease” — by cutting $5.8 billion from the National Institutes of Health?