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Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise Tuesday, proposing a $4.1 trillion budget plan that would upend Washington in a big way. But he drew rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for the plan's jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net for the poor and a broad swath of other domestic programs.

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TheWrap@NCCapitol (May 23, 2017)
Tuesday Wrap: Quiet before the budget storm

House budget writers have been working behind closed doors for about a week to craft their 2017-18 spending plan, and the first sections are expected to roll out in subcommittees late this week so floor votes could be held next week.

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