Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net

By proposing vicious cuts, budget director Mick Mulvaney and the rest of the Trump administration are baiting low-income Americans to look the other way as the administration sinks a knife into benefits needed to survive.

Here is President Trump's main problem in regard to keeping his campaign promises, like tax cuts: He needs to get his budget through Congress, complete with massive spending cuts, but even Republicans won't go along with it.

Democratic lawmakers and many private economists have expressed skepticism about the budget and its ambitious 3 percent growth target.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, nearly provoked him.

The AHCA converts Medicaid from an entitlement program, where every eligible person is able to enroll and receive guaranteed benefits, to a program based on block grants to the states, the value of which will be capped, forcing states to tighten eligibility, limit enrollment and cut benefits. That produced a stern statement from the American Diabetes Association saying diabetes is not a disease of choice.

"I don't know that your priorities are much different from my priorities for USDA", he told Aderholt. Economically it might have sense, but the markets expected fiscal stimulus. She says it's easier to work if you aren't anxious about being hungry or sick.

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It falls to a Congress that holds the purse strings to reject Mr. Trump's reckless budget and produce a responsible one that doesn't balance the books on fantasy, or the backs of the poor. "It's not only a myth, it's frankly a lie".

"While providing a path toward a balanced budget and increasing support for our military is commendable, neither can be done overnight, nor by eliminating programs that directly benefit the commonwealth", U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., said.

The US economy has grown by 3.2% Y-Y on average since Y 1947, but never exceeded 3% during the Hussein Obama Admin, the 1st time in history.

On May 23, the White House released its full budget proposal, which not only calls for kicking millions of working- and middle-class Americans off vital public assistance programs to make room for very big tax cuts for top income earners, but also bases its tax revenue projections on expected annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 3 percent by 2020.

House Speaker Paul Ryan said there are areas where the White House and congressional Republicans share similar goals.

He warned of a potential pox on the Trump White House: "I'll tell you, sometime in the president's term, you will have a pandemic". In a preview of attacks to come, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Monday that the deep-cutting budget blueprint is further evidence that Trump's core campaign promise to protect working people was a lie. "If you're on disability insurance and you're not supposed to be - if you're not truly disabled, we need you to go back to work", he said. Even if one believed the Trump budget would be successful in achieving its stated aims, congressional Republicans have made clear that they won't be carrying the administration's water.

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That 50-year-old federal-state partnership has brought improved highways, education and job-training opportunities to Ohio, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Missouri, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and other Appalachian states that Trump carried in the presidential election.

First, notice that I said "would", not "will". She cited lack of investments in education, and says the comments are especially egregious given the president's budget proposal.

Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., is the ranking member on the House Budget Committee.

Many Republicans, too, have been wary to overhaul food stamps, even as participation has more than doubled.

The budget has been "reprioritized" to focus on the "safety and security of the American people".

"What about the standard of living for my grandchildren who aren't here yet?"

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Mulvaney defended the budget as moral. "Who will end up inheriting $30 trillion in debt, $50 trillion in debt, $100 trillion?" he said.

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