Trump’s Budget Plan to Propose Major Cuts for the State Department, EPA: NY Times

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A budget proposal to be released by President Donald Trump on Thursday will call for spending cuts of 28 percent for the State Department and 31 percent for the Environmental Protection Agency, The New York Times reported. Wednesday, citing members of the congressional staff. familiar with the plan.

The fiscal year 2018 budget plan will also propose a large reduction in the State Department’s Food for Peace program and the elimination of a Department of Transportation program that subsidizes flights to rural US airports, the Times reported.

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