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Tue May 23, 2017, 09:27 PM

See the States That Trump's Budget Will Hit the Hardest

The Trump administration unveiled a budget for 2018 on Tuesday that seeks to overhaul many of the country's safety-net programs for low-income and struggling Americans. Though these cuts are popular among Republican lawmakers, they affect programs that are actually more commonly used in Republican-leaning states than in Democratic ones, and that in many cases benefit white voters without college degrees a demographic group that strongly supported President Donald Trump in the 2016 election.

The programs experiencing the deepest cuts provide assistance for health care services to children, the poor and disabled, and that supplement food and housing for those with low incomes. Most of the programs were created decades ago by Democratic presidents.

The president's budget reduces funding to the current welfare system and would impose more stringent work requirements as a condition of receiving benefits. The work requirement is popular among conservative think-tanks and has been frequently promoted by House Speaker Paul Ryan. The budget remains a wish list, however; many of its more draconian provisions are not widely popular in Congress and are considered likely to be rejected or changed.

NBC News examined the states with populations that benefit the most from the programs and would experience cuts under the proposed budget. The maps below are colored to show where those populations live.







https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/see-the-states-that-trumps-budget-will-hit-the-hardest/ar-BBBsxBf?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=edgsp

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue May 23, 2017, 09:29 PM

1. No sympathy here.....

Participate in the political process or take whatever you get!

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue May 23, 2017, 09:53 PM

2. But but but but

The beloved one promised better, cheaper health care, for everyone. He and Bigley promised

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Response to MiddleClass (Reply #2)

Tue May 23, 2017, 10:05 PM

3. He lieth

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue May 23, 2017, 11:34 PM

4. Looks like the deep South is about to get kicked in the balls

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