Trump’s budget is facing massive blowback in Congress — and Republicans are some of the loudest complainers
|05/23/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget plan released Tuesday faced near-universal pushback in Congress, as even members of his own party expressed skepticism over its provisions.
Drastic cuts to programs, from agriculture to Medicaid, have drawn blowback from lawmakers in districts whose constituents would stand to be affected by the slashes.
The response could foreshadow a comparatively different budget approach from Congress as it deliberates government spending.
‘Dead on arrival’
Perhaps the most damaging sign for Trump’s budget is that many lawmakers in his own party have taken issue with all or parts of the plan.
Sen John Cornyn, the second highest-ranking Republican in the Senate, read more >>>