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Trump Budget: Disastrous for Working Kentuckians

Trump’s budget proposal proves that he simply does not care about the middle-class families who make this country function. Despite the populist mask he wore during his campaign, Trump’s budget adds a bigger burden to the backs of hardworking Americans in order to lighten the load for millionaires and billionaires.

See some of the headlines:

Washington Post“How Trump’s budget helps the rich at the expense of the poor”

Boston Globe“What’s in Trump’s budget (hint: not populism)”

CNN Money: “Trump's budget: Big gifts for the rich, big cuts for the poor”

Trump’s budget targets some of the most vulnerable Americans including children, the poor and those with disabilities:

New York Times: “Trump’s Budget Cuts Deeply Into Medicaid and Anti-Poverty Efforts”

Trump’s budget sells out many of his own voters:

Politico“Trump releases budget hitting his own voters hardest”

CNBC: “A lot of 'red states' would get hit hard by Trump's budget”

NBC News: “Trump’s Own Voters Would Be Among Hardest Hit By His Budget”

Trump’s budget makes pursuing education harder:

The Atlantic: “Trump’s Education Budget Takes Aim at the Working Class”

Washington Post: “Trump’s first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice”

NPR: “President Trump's Budget Proposal Calls For Deep Cuts To Education”

Trump’s budget relies on unrealistic assumptions:

New York Magazine: “Trump Budget Based on $2 Trillion Math Error”

Vox: “Donald Trump’s budget relies on magic economic growth”

New York Times: “Trump’s First Budget Works Only if Wishes Come True”