Republicans vow big changes to Trump budget

When you finally have a President who understands the frustration of budget mismanagement and starts to do something about it… we get complaints from the so called conservative legislators that he going too far….

President Trump’s budget proposal came under intense criticism in Congress on Thursday, with even some of his closest allies saying it has no hope of being passed. Defense hawks said Trump’s $54 billion hike in military spending wasn’t enough, while Democrats and some Republicans said that paying for the extra defense spending by sharply cutting the budgets of other agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency and the State Department, would cause extensive harm. “While we have a responsibility to reduce our federal deficit, I am disappointed that many of the reductions and eliminations proposed in the president’s skinny budget are draconian, careless, and counterproductive,” said Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.), a member and former chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.

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