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Trump: Support Programs and Health Care

trump: That's alongside steep cuts in health care and economic support programs for the poor that Democrats -- and even some Republicans -- will oppose, according to CTV. Trump on Monday called his plan a bold next step for a nation experiencing an economic miracle. Reviving his border wall fight with Congress, Trump wants more than 8 billion for the barrier with Mexico, and he's also asking for a big boost in military spending. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called his cuts cruel and shortsighted ... a roadmap to a sicker, weaker America. The deficit is projected to hit 1.1 trillion in the 2020 fiscal year, the highest in a decade. Presidential budgets tend to be seen as aspirational blueprints, rarely becoming enacted policy, and Trump's proposal for the new fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, sets up a showdown with Congress over priorities, especially as he reignites his push for money to build the U.S-Mexico border wall. ( As reported in the news.