Saturday, January 21, 2017

The Skinny Budget: Reducing federal spending by $10.5 trillion over 10 years. By Kelly

That’s what they’re calling it inside the new Trump Administration. The Skinny Budget!
The changes they propose are dramatic.
The departments of Commerce and Energy w7ould see major reductions in funding, with programs under their jurisdiction either being eliminated or transferred to other agencies. The departments of Transportation, Justice and State would see significant cuts and program eliminations.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting would be privatized, while the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities would be eliminated entirely.
Overall, the blueprint being used by Trump’s team would reduce federal spending by $10.5 trillion over 10 years.
The proposed cuts hew closely to a blueprint published last year by the conservative Heritage Foundation, a think tank that has helped staff the Trump transition.

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