He did, however, say that it would be hard to make budgetcuts on the scale of those proposed without laying off staff, and that the budget aims to "to shrink the role of government, drive efficiencies, go after waste [and] duplicative programs". "Those are the really, really big picture items that we won't know more about for a couple months".
President Donald Trump is proposing some eye-popping cuts in federal agencies that will have direct, negative effects on communities across the country, including the Shoals.
"The president's commitment to fiscal responsibility is historic", Mulvaney said in his statement.
Mulvaney also pointed out that the current proposal is more of a spending outline, and that the administration will be introducing a full budget in May, with a longer budget window and other policy changes.
Pruett says Meals on Wheels Central Texas gets one third of its funding from the government. I used to represent 700,000 people. Every corner of the Federal budget is scrutinized, every program tested, every penny of taxpayer money watched over.
President Donald Trump's budget chief yesterday defended the proposed elimination of after-school programmes that support children, particularly those in high-poverty U.S. districts, saying "there's no demonstrable evidence" that they improve student performance.
"We've spent tens of billions of dollars over the last 30 or 40 years, for example, on development aid to Africa", he said.
President Bush "would often cave" to Democratic pressure that increases to defense spending have to be matched in domestic programs, Edwards said. The federal debt now stands at $20 trillion. "We are going to do more with less, and make the government lean and accountable to the people".
Mick Mulvaney appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press," defending the Trump administration's proposed budget as "compassionate" toward those whose wallets will bear the brunt of its cutbacks. The president won Houghton County with more than 54 percent of the vote, but his budget could force supporters to make a lengthy drive to catch a flight.
That's the same argument anti-poverty groups will take to Capitol Hill. Ultimately, Democrats and Republicans in Congress will have to come to a compromise, and passing defense increases has been tough for Republican presidents.
Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Even members of his own party have said the plan is dead on arrival when it comes to Congress. Advocates for the poor are also expressing concern about the president's newly released budget plan.
FESSLER: The city has a backlog of about $17 billion in needed repairs for its aging public housing stock.
Under the new plan, most of the federal funding for housing services and senior assistance programs would disappear.
Trump callsthis a "skinny budget", but that's a generous description of a spending document that will still total roughly $4 trillion and is not likely to reduce by very much the anticipated $488 billion deficit.
When closest rival Lara Gut of Switzerland tore her ACL in February, the overall title appeared all but inevitable for Shiffrin. She said that early in the season, she had a good feeling in her skiing, but lost it before World Championships.
He even staked Special Agent Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner's son, which forced him to send himself into the witness protection program. The " Criminal Minds " team in season 12 now features Joe Mantegna , Paget Brewster, Matthew Gray Gubler, A.J.
Some residents in the pre-evacuation zone in the Highland neighborhood were watching the fire from Eben G. Wagner said Sunday that evacuation orders for residents of 426 homes will remain in place overnight.
The Wildcats earned their first NCAA tournament victory under Bruce Weber on Tuesday when they defeated Wake Forest 95-88. He's an elite defender and rebounder and can carry the offensive load if Caupain or Washington have a bad day.
He did not, however, address Netanyahu's warnings or suggest the new broadcaster would not start broadcasting by the launch date. Kahlon heads the Kulanu party which, with 10 seats in parliament, is a crucial part of Netanyahu's government.
If Congress can't pass the current flawed Republican plan, Trump told leading conservative groups last week, he has a Plan B. The state's junior senator, Rand Paul, is nearly certain to vote against the health care bill if it comes up for a vote.
According to Moviephone, thelive action Mulan movie won't feature any songs, and news of that information has people shook . Disney seems to be taking a different tack with each of their live-action adaptations when it comes to the songs.
The customer enthusiasm and response we have seen so far has been incredible as we continue to sell through our supply of systems. According to The Wall Street Journal , Nintendo is rising up the production from initial 8 million to around 16 million now.
Matthew Perry once beat up Justin Trudeau
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BSF man opens fire, three killed and two injured
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Trump did not refuse to shake Merkel's hand
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Pirates hijack small tanker off Somalia
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Lavallee takes second at NCAA wrestling championships
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Stepson of attempted murder suspect dies in hospital
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