House Budget Plan Guts Health and Welfare Spending, Boosts Military

HeadlineJul 19, 2017

The Republican-controlled House Budget Committee is set to vote today on a draft budget that would slash welfare spending, gut financial regulations, rewrite the tax code to favor the wealthy and slash $500 billion from Medicare and $1.5 trillion from Medicaid and Obamacare over the next decade. The budget would also add another $30 billion to Trump’s record-setting $668 billion request for Pentagon spending.

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