Trump Budget Released

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Trump Budget Released

Published on March 17, 2017 by Larry Crippen

President Trump has released his first budget.

In his budget proposal, three federal agencies would experience an increase in federal funds: Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security.  Defense is designated for a 10 percent increase, Veterans Affairs for a 5.9 percent boost and Homeland Security would be given a 6.8 percent increase.

Twelve other agencies would face budget cuts totaling around $57.3 billion.

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