Trump's budget tries to pay for his tax cut for wealthy and corporations by slashing funding to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability.
By Susan Cornwell
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior Senate Republican gave a lukewarm welcome to U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget plan, complaining on Wednesday that growing debt was taking the country in “an ominous direction.”
Trump's budget asked for $8.6 billion to build a wall on the southern border with Mexico, more than six times what Congress gave him for border projects in each of the past two fiscal years, and 6 percent more than he has corralled by invoking emergency powers this year after he failed to get the money he wanted.
The White House budget chief said on Tuesday that, if he were still a member of Congress, he "probably" would vote against a deficit-financed budget plan he and Trump are proposing.
Aside from relying on fake math, the Trump budget is an assault every American who isn’t in Trump’s tax bracket.
Yes, the Republicans have yet another problem with their budget. That two trillion dollar error of counting it twice? It probably doesn't even exist in the first place.
During an interview with NBC News's Andrea Mitchell, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called Trump's budget an abomination and exposed the fraudulent belief and hocus pocus of trickle down economics behind the math.
Republicans will gather round Trump when it comes to RussiaGate, but Republicans are running away from the ruthless stench of the Trump budget.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called Trump dishonest and his budget immoral as he dropped the stone cold truth on what Donald Trump's budget would mean for the wealthiest and most vulnerable Americans.
The Trump budget proposes cutting $800 billion from Medicaid which would result in 10 million Americans losing their health care.
Don't hold your breath for a Trump plan. Or rather do: there might be a lot of water below that bridge you're driving over
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) didn't need many words to express his feeling of disgust and contempt for President Trump's first budget.
The Trump budget was today, so here are the three most important things that you need to know when examining the new president's budget.
During an interview on Fox and Friends, President Trump revealed that the basis for all of his economic plans is a hope that the economy grows at three percent during his presidency when all economic and workforce projections predict a grow of 1.8-1.9%. In other words, Trump's entire plan is based on fantasy BS.
Donald Trump, who has declared bankruptcy six times, is threatening America by promising to clean up the nation's finances.