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Feb 17, 2017, 2:19pm EST
  • February 10, 2020

    Trump’s 2021 budget proposal doesn’t stop at the border wall

    Immigration detention and the immigration enforcement agencies would get a big boost.

  • March 12, 2019

    Trump said he wouldn’t cut Medicaid, Social Security, and Medicare. His 2020 budget cuts all 3.

    Trump said he wouldn’t be like "every other Republican." He is.

  • March 12, 2019

    Trump’s budget proposes hiking application fees for legal immigrants

    Charging immigrants 10 percent more, for "deficit reduction," is something Trump might be able to do without Congress.

  • March 11, 2019

    Trump’s vision for American health care, explained by his budget

    It envisions a really different future, one where government-run health care shrinks — and public programs become more difficult to sign up for.

  • March 11, 2019

    Trump wants to cut billions from the NIH. This is what we’ll miss out on if he does.

    Is spending money at the NIH a good deal? The research is incredibly clear: Yes.

  • July 13, 2017

    CBO: Trump plan won’t balance the budget even with his fake revenue-neutral tax reform

    The CBO isn’t buying MAGAnomics.

  • July 13, 2017

    Read the CBO report on Trump’s budget proposal

    Trump claimed his deep budget cuts would eliminate the deficit. The CBO says otherwise.

  • July 13, 2017

    Trump: I will achieve 3 percent growth! CBO: No, you will not.

    The CBO just called out Trump's phony budget math.

  • July 12, 2017

    Trump’s tax cuts would give the poor $40 each and the ultrarich $940,000

    Researchers tried to run the numbers on Trump's ridiculously vague tax plan. They’re not good.

  • June 9, 2017

    To the politicians who want to slash funding for food stamps

    Stop. You have no idea what my life is like.

  • May 24, 2017

    Trump’s defense budget looks a lot like Obama’s defense budget

    “This budget is a repair; it is not a rebuild.”

  • May 24, 2017

    Trump’s budget sneakily asks for new weapon against sanctuary cities

    Trump couldn’t defund sanctuary cities on his own. So he’s asking Congress to help.

  • May 24, 2017

    Trump’s budget eliminates US funding for global family planning and famine relief

    “America First” is bad news for starving children, women who want to control their reproductive rights, and the world’s sick and most desperate.

  • May 23, 2017

    Trump’s budget makes it official: he’s doing little to nothing about the opioid epidemic

    Candidate Trump talked a lot about the opioid crisis. President Trump may make it worse.

  • May 23, 2017

    Trump’s budget slashes his own border wall request by 80%

    Trump now wants $1.6 billion in 2018, to build less than 100 miles of wall.

  • May 23, 2017

    Trump’s ambitious, unlikely paid family leave plan, explained

    Trump wants to slash the safety net and create another one.

  • May 23, 2017

    The dumb accounting error at the heart of Trump’s budget

    “The same money cannot be used twice” — unless it can.

  • May 23, 2017

    Trump's budget would cut Medicaid funding nearly in half

    Medicaid covers 74 million Americans. But the Trump budget could change all that.

  • May 22, 2017

    The trillions in shocking cuts in Donald Trump's budget, explained

    Medicaid, food stamps, and disability benefits all get hit hard.

  • May 22, 2017

    Donald Trump's budget proposal breaks his promise to not cut Social Security

    Reports indicate he’s targeting benefits for disabled workers.

  • March 29, 2017

    One of the few bright spots in Trump’s budget blueprint was bogus

    Trump’s budget claimed to add $500 million to fight the opioid epidemic. It turns out it doesn’t.

  • March 24, 2017

    We're the only daily news source in our part of rural Alaska. Trump's budget would devastate us.

  • March 21, 2017

    Stephen Colbert's conservative twin defends the "screw unto others" ethos of Trump's budget

    “Stephen Colbert” is all for slashing programs like Meals on Wheels and after-school lunches.

  • March 21, 2017

    I've served more than 15,000 Meals on Wheels. It's about way more than food.

    It’s about companionship for people who really need it.

  • March 20, 2017

    Critics of the NEA often say its funding is welfare for rich, liberal elites. They're wrong.

    A look at the NEA’s approach to funding art tells a very different story.