The Trump administration plans to cut $4.5 million from Radio Free Asia, which would sharply reduce the number of pro-democracy Chinese broadcasts into China.
The final version of the American Health Care Act, which House Republicans passed as their replacement for Obamacare, is now estimated to reduce the deficit by $119 billion from 2017 to 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Hillary Clinton castigated President Trump’s federal budget proposal during a keynote address on Tuesday, calling it an attack on the needy that showed an “unimaginable level of cruelty.”
President Donald Trump’s budget aims to drive economic growth through tax cuts and regulatory reform, bolster the military through defense spending, and achieve balance within a 10-year window, according to White House officials.
The American Health Care Act, Republicans’ replacement for the Affordable Care Act, has been amended and is now estimated to reduce the deficit by $150 billion from 2017 to 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
The Environmental Protection Agency received hundreds of cookies last week from concerned citizens fearing the Trump administration would slash its funding as part of the president’s budget proposal.
The Pentagon’s efforts to defeat chemical and biological threats at home and abroad are being hindered by budget cuts, according to an agency report made public last week.
The Assistant Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps warned Congress on Tuesday that he believes that the Marine Corps is in a dire readiness situation after 15 years of war and budget cuts, resulting in a lack of training and equipment, Stars and Stripes reports.