May 23, 2017

5 Key Takeaways From President Trump’s Proposed Budget

Jacob Sztraicher, Rich Meade

1. The President will indeed balance the budget over 10 years according to the budget released this morning.

2. The President’s budget calls for new investments despite the cuts, including a Paid Parental Leave program, an Air Traffic Control Reform, and proposed Infrastructure funding totaling $200 Billion over 10 years.

3. That said, the President’s budget reform programs cut deep, especially on health care reform and entitlement programs.

4.The Trump Administration’s proposed budget also makes significant changes to student loan programs totaling $272 billion in savings over ten years. 

5. Finally, the Administration significantly changes Federal agricultural programs totaling $38 Billion in savings over ten years.