President Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a budget that would also make major cuts to agencies like the E.P.A. but not reduce funding for the largest entitlement programs.

In other words, say good bye to EPA funding and other programs while increasing the military budget, since, in Trump’s mind, that’s the most important issue right now?

Source: Trump to Ask for Sharp Increases in Military Spending, Officials Say – The New York Times

Unfortunately, it looks like it would require eliminating those other agencies completely:

Source: There’s a problem with Trump’s plan to pay for a $54 billion defense increase with cuts to other agencies



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