The president would outright eliminate many offices and programs, while reprioritizing and restructuring work at a slew of agencies.
Donald Trump’s administration released its budget proposal for the 2020 fiscal year, and the plan isn’t pretty for the Education Department. The proposal requests a roughly $7.1 billion cut in funding for the department compared with 2019, which represents a 10 percent decrease in its budget.
President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget breaks one of his biggest campaign promises to voters: that he would leave Medicaid, Social Security, and Medicare untouched.
With so many labor-friendly Democratic candidates in the mix, unions expect to have increased clout. But there will be stiff competition to get their formal backing, and endorsements may come later than in past cycles - or not at all, union leaders said in interviews.
Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) reintroduced tax reform legislation to close the carried interest tax loophole that benefits millionaires and billionaires on Wall Street.