trump budget rolls out with proposed steep cuts to state, epa, most other agencies - cut to size polycarbonate
On Thursday morning, President Trump introduced his first budget blueprint, adding 10% to defense spending, 6% to homeland security programs, and sharply cutting funding for the State Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The proposal covers the current fiscal year and the 2018 fiscal year beginning in October. 1.
It has no legal effect and is only used as a guideline for congressional appropriations with wallet power. To offset Mr.
Trump proposed an increase of $54 billion in defense spending at $2018, so that the deficit would not be increased, and he asked for a $54 billion cut in domestic projects.
The budget that has been submitted to Congress requires the Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development and the Treasury Department to cut international projects by 28% and the EPA to cut by 31%.
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Trump said in his budget.
Government officials attacked Trump's budget proposal, which is called a "tight budget" because it contains only discretionary spending figures, excluding mandatory spending proposals, the proposal covers social security medical insurance and Medicaid. Just one-
The third of the $4 trillion US budget is discretionary spending.
The third is mandatory expenditure.
The proposed increase in defense spending in the budget "exceeds the full defense budget of most countries and will be one of the largest defense budgets --
The annual growth of the Defense Department in American history ".
Emergency operations overseas (OCO)
Funds to fund military operations against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
It requested payment of $77 billion outside the basic budget.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Department of Veterans AffairsVA)
In addition to the Ministry of Defense, it is the only two departments that have received the proposed expenditure increase in the budget.
DHS will grow by 7% in 2018 and VA will increase by 6% over current levels.
The blueprint also includes a $2017 supplementary request.
4 billion initial development of Mr.
Trump plans to build the wall along the United StatesS. -Mexico border.
In part 2018 of the blueprint, sir.
Trump asked for $2.
Wall 6 billion.
The wall is estimated to cost more than $21 billion. Mr.
Mick muwani, the Office of Management and Budget, said on Wednesday that Trump's "US priority" budget aims to "narrow the role of the government" and eliminate waste and duplication of projects.
EPA will face the biggest drop of 31% from its current level.
The Budget proposes to stop federal funding for clean energy programs, climate change research and international climate change programs.
In conclusion, it called for the cancellation of more than 50 projects within the agency.
The State Department faces the next biggest cut of 28%, including a 35% cut in Treasury international programs.
While it will apply for about $2 billion for embassy building, it aims to significantly reduce investment in the United States. S.
It called for less funding to the United Nations and its affiliates, as well as the United States. N.
Climate change project
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tried to defend the budget cuts this morning, arguing that his department is under "the highest level in history" resources.
He said, sir.
Trump's request reflects some expectations.
"One is that over time, there will be fewer military conflicts in the United States. S.
Will be engaged directly;
Second, as our aid programs become more effective, we will also attract resources from other countries and allies, he said: "We also have other sources to contribute to our development assistance and disaster assistance. ".
The blueprint calls for a 18% cut in the Department of Health and Human Services, including a nearly $6 billion cut by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
It also called on the Ministry of Education to cut 13%, including the cancellation of the 21st Century Community Learning Center project, which expressed support
School programs and summer programs.
For the transportation sector, the proposal calls for a 13% cut in spending, which includes restructuring and cutting federal subsidies for American rail companies.
The blueprint says the government wants to end the federal government's long-standing support for American rail companies.
The remote train service allows the US rail to focus on services within the state or along the Northeast Corridor.
The budget will be canceled by nearly 40-year-
Old projects that provide commercial aviation services to eligible communities such as rural communities.
According to the budget, NASA will get less than 1% cuts.
It also often calls for the cancellation of major programs, including public broadcaster, which helps television stations such as PBS and NPR.
It called for the cancellation of national arts donations and National Humanities donations.
Muwani reiterated that the White House plans to launch a more comprehensive budget in May, including the expenditure forecast for the wall and the 10-year window.
He added that a more comprehensive budget would bear the passage of the Republican proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA)
But such forecasts are not included in the budget released on Thursday.
Republicans have welcomed the proposal.
"I welcome the president's blueprint for next year's budget, which will start over the last eight years," R-
Wisconsin said in a statement.
"We are determined to work with the government to reduce the size of the government, to develop our economy, to protect our borders, and to ensure that our forces have the tools they need to complete their tasks.
But they may not be able to pass Congress.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
Kentucky, for example, said late last month that substantial cuts to the State Department would not pass the upper house.
At the same time, the Democratic Party will not cut spending.
House Minority Party Leader Nancy Pelosi
California warned in a statement on Thursday that cuts would weaken the country.
"President Trump didn't make anyone safer because the budget would hollow out our economy and endanger working families," she said . ".
"America's investment in jobs, education, clean energy and life-saving medical research has been disrupted, while billions of dollars in defense will weaken our country.
"To accommodate Mr.
Trump's defense spending has increased, and Congress must first pass another budget agreement that will lift the spending ceiling set out in Bill 2011.
It may be difficult to get through two rooms.