"It is utterly astounding that just six weeks after slashing taxes on the wealthy and biggest corporations, creating a huge deficit, the president asks older Americans and middle-class Americans to make up the difference by slashing Medicare and Medicaid", Schumer said in a statement on Monday.
The White House views ACA repeal as an opportunity to reduce the necessary operating budget for HHS by $303 billion from FY 2019 to FY 2028. But his budget does the exact opposite of what Trump pledged to the American people.
Trump also proposed billions of dollars in cuts a year ago, prompting strong objections from congressional Democrats and many Republicans, who argued that so-called soft power spending on foreign relations and development was an important component of national security.
"The proposal fits into President Donald Trump's broader plan to boost US oil and gas development by slashing red tape, something that has cheered industry but raised concerns among environmentalists and Democratic lawmakers". The president's budget proposes a 25% cut from the CDC's programs aimed at addressing chronic disease, a 50% reduction in the agency's public health preparedness and response programs, and a 40% cut to the CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
Republican Congressman Ed Royce, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, while welcoming some reforms in overseas development finance, protested against the proposed cuts to the State Department budget. This includes his vaunted $200 billion infrastructure plan, the one he promised in his State of the Union address would "build gleaming new roads, bridges, highways, railways, and waterways across our land".
Modernizing and repairing the nation's transportation infrastructure is critical for USA chemical companies, which rely on highways, railroads, and ports to deliver their products to customers.
Critics, including the Center for American Progress, say the president's plan is a "scam...to line the pockets of corporate polluters".
Well, it was the remarkable moment of Mulvaney's hearing, which is basically a Capitol Hill ritual day after the presidential budget request's launched.
Ankara US embassy street name to honour Afrin campaign
Relations between the two countries have soured over disagreements over supporting Kurdish forces involved in fighting ISIS. Keeping U.S. forces in areas that Assad's government hopes to reclaim inherently increases the probability of more clashes.
Cubs announce 6-year deal with Darvish
A few key newcomers in the bullpen should also help for a team that has put up big offensive numbers the last few seasons. In 2017, it was.259/.326/.389 with 11 homers and 59 RBIs. "We think this is going to be a tremendous fit", Epstein said.
Kylie Jenner has hired help for baby Stormi
However, her little girl was nowhere to be seen as she headed away from the vehicle with her friend following soon after. When Kylie Jenner gave birth to her daughter, fans had been speculating for a long time that she had a baby on the way.
Amazon shares rise as it prepares to axe hundreds of jobs
Some employees have already been informed, while others will be told in the coming weeks, a source told the newspaper. Many companies wait until it's too late to perform vital restructuring efforts but Amazon isn't most companies .
Romance scams rise around Valentine's Day
MBIE consumer protection manager Mark Hollingsworth says online scams are prevalent on Valentine's Day and are not always obvious. For the latest breaking news and stories from across the Tri-State, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter .
Who is the Florida school shooting suspect?
Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy took to the Senate floor as the tragedy unfolded to slam congressional inaction on gun control . He said in a tweet that the White House is "working closely with law enforcement on the terrible Florida school shooting ".
Black Panther, A Cultural Phenomenon in the Making
Hollywood is witnessing history as Black Panther from Marvel studios receives honors and makes a big leap onto the global screen. So, I can't even imagine what this version of Black Panther would have been 20 years ago when we were talking about it.