Trump’s budget looks like big gifts for the rich, big cuts for the poor

This budget is pure evil:

President Trump’s first budget can be summed up like this: Big gifts for the rich, big cuts for the poor.

He would give a lot more money to the defense industry and wealthy taxpayers, and he would pay for that with an unprecedented slashing of safety net programs for America’s poor.

It’s a “tanks and tax cuts” budget.

Mick Mulvaney, Trump’s budget director, spelled it out clearly for reporters on Monday. The largest savings in the budget come from these items:

1. Cuts to Medicaid (Over $600 billion in the next decade)
2. Cuts to food stamps, known as SNAP ($193 billion over 10 years)
3. Cuts to student loans ($143 billion over 10 years)
4. Cuts to federal worker retirement programs ($63 billion over 10 years)

Author: 99er

I'm a political activist dedicated to ending two-party rule in America.

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