Trump makes deep cuts in first budget

By Staff reporter 17 March 2017

United States President Donald Trump released his first budget on Thursday, with the emphasis on "less money on people overseas and more money on people at home".

The new administration has proposed deep budget cuts across many US agencies, with plans to increase military spending and finance Trump’s border wall with Mexico.

The Environmental Protection Agency suffered one of the largest proposed cuts in funding – of $2.6 billion – leaving it with $5.7 billion, its lowest level of funding since 1990 and likely to result in...

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