I guess you have to feel sorry for Trump voters. In their willful ignorance and fantasy reality, they just didn’t have a clue that they were voting to wreck their lives, and put themselves in greatly increased financial stress. Everything I see about the Trump budget is horrifying. It is basically one big tax cut for the rich, and a gut punch for the middle class and poor. Let’s deal with a few facts.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney asserted on Tuesday that President Donald Trump had produced the first federal budget that provides “compassion” for taxpayers.
During a briefing at the White House, Mulvaney defended Trump’s drastic cuts to entitlement programs to pay for increased military spending, a border wall and sizable tax reductions that would benefit the wealthy.
According to Mulvaney, the proposal looks “at the budget through the eyes of the taxpayer” instead of those who receive benefits from federal programs.
“If I can look you in the eye and say I’m going to take this money from you so I can help this injured vet, I can do that in good conscience,” …