If You’re a Poor Person in America, Trump’s Budget Is Not for You

“If you’re a poor person in America, President Trump’s budget proposal is not for you,” Steven Mufson and Tracy Jan write for The Washington Post.

“Trump has unveiled a budget that would slash or abolish programs that have provided low-income Americans with help on virtually all fronts, including affordable housing, banking, weatherizing homes, job training, paying home heating oil bills, and obtaining legal counsel in civil matters.”

“During the presidential campaign last year, Trump vowed that the solution to poverty was giving poor people incentives to work. But most of the proposed cuts in his budget target programs designed to help the working poor, as well as those who are jobless, cope.”

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