Tag: Budget

Trump Budget Cuts Food Stamps, Medicaid

President Donald Trump’s budget leaves his loyal voters hungry for more literally. “A New Foundation for American Greatness” proposes a $4.6 million cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), more commonly known as food stamps, for fiscal year 2018. The cut will reach its peak in 2026 at $26.1…

'The People's Budget' Gives Americans What They Really Want

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, released in March, was met with widespread criticism, even from members of his own party. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham notably called the proposal “dead on arrival.” Last week, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), the largest caucus within the House Democratic Caucus,…

Proposed Budget Hurts Trump Voters

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for FY 2018 is set to impact a lot of people negatively — including many people who voted to put him in office. The proposal has drawn criticism even from members of Trump’s own party. The plan, “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America…