Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), a senior member of the budget and appropriations committees, said that the White House budget is a "useful debating document" but that it is full of proposals that simply can not pass in Congress. Cole predicted that numerous deep spending cuts, such as those to Meals on Wheels and the National Institutes of Health, would anger Republicans and Democrats alike. Even those spending measures that could get enough GOP support to pass the House would be doomed in the Senate, where Republicans hold a slim 52-48 majority and must turn to Democrats to come up with 60 votes necessary to pass most legislation. Food stamp cuts would drive millions from the program.
-The Great Lakes and the Chesapeake Bay: Trump's budget would eliminate the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Chesapeake Bay Program, saving $427 million next year.
"Among the litter of broken promises already dispersed en masse by this tragically inexperienced administration, perhaps most egregious are the violations within the document that was just released".
Give credit where it's due: President Donald Trump's first proposed federal budget is as reckless and unrealistic as he promised it would be when he was running for office.
"This is the President of the United States turning his back on our nation's poor and daring them to survive on their own".
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly defended proposed budget cuts to state and local grant programs and a proposal to spend more than $2.7 billion to add thousands of new immigration jail beds despite steep declines of arrests along the Mexican border.
"If you're on food stamps, and you're able-bodied, we need you to go to work", Mulvaney said. Two weeks ago, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey with little to no heads-up to GOP leaders, some of whom were left struggling to explain, much less defend, the president's decision.
On taxes, Trump promises an overhaul that would cut tax rates but rely on erasing tax breaks and economic growth to avoid adding to the deficit.
Known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the program now serves 44 million people and cost $70 billion previous year.
"These cuts will push low-income Americans farther down the economic ladder by ripping apart nutrition programs that help provide a path out of hunger", her statement said.
Second, although the administration's proposal contains many good ideas, it also contains the sort of budget gimmicks that have turned previous presidential budget proposals into punching bags.
Nonpartisan experts say the gap between the White House's estimates and the Congressional Budget Office's is "the largest on record". Since health care costs have outpaced the Consumer Price Index by a wide margin every year, this amounts to decreeing an annual cutback in the level of Medicaid coverage.
This is bad news for those of us who want to see good reforms implemented, but it's good news for the swamp - which will most likely get to rule the day once again.
"There is a bipartisan desire within the Finance Committee to ensure funding for CHIP is continued and services for vulnerable children is maintained", Lawless said in a email. The proposal also includes big cuts in Social Security's disability program. "Chairman Hatch will continue to work with members and the administration to find a viable path forward".
"They've been wrong on so many things", Mulvaney said.
"Anyone who supports this budget or the rest of this administration's disturbing agenda has shown disdain for the American people", said Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson.
"I wouldn't say these funds are not very helpful for these states and localities, but I would offer that it isn't as grim as you describe if we take it away", Kelly said, responding to criticism of the proposal by Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y.
The loss ended the champions' 13-game post-season winning streak. "I mean, listen, you've got to be smart about it", James said. The Celtics managed to stabilize the game and Bradley's jumper cut the lead to 26-19 with 2:45 left in the first quarter.
The 18th seed, fired a total of 20 aces, including six in the first set alone, which he raced through in 30 minutes on Tuesday. Konta, 26, is yet to win a match in the main draw at Roland Garros after three successive first-round losses.
Showing all of his class and experience, Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill refused to give in and gradually clawed his way back. Crewmen on SoftBank Team Japan had to leap clear of Ainslie's port hull as it crashed onto their starboard hull.
The wall is in the Old City, a part of east Jerusalem , which the US and most of the world consider to be occupied territory. Trump said as a candidate he would move the embassy to Jerusalem , but now says he's studying the issue.
The previous year, many students and teachers said that components of the JEE (Advanced) were particularly challenging. The paper contained a mix of single choice, multiple correct choice and passage type single choice question.
In 2015, a grand jury declined to criminally charge Loehmann in the Rice shooting. "We still need accountability". Garmback was suspended for 10 days for violating a tactical rule for his driving that day.
The move is an abrupt shift from past instructions that have mostly told civilians to stay in place until the fighting is over. The enclave covers mainly the Old City centre and three adjacent districts alongside the western bank of the Tigris river.
In light of that need for roster enhancement, this could have been the last parquet party for a fair number of those in uniform. The deficit reached a peak of 37 points, the second worst under Brad Stevens to the 50-point lead the Cavs reached in Game 2.
The 32-year-old had played only 37 minutes all season after coming off the bench in last weekend's win against Everton. Whatever the future holds for Wenger, he said the current Arsenal team can look forward with optimism.
There were other complications with the one-page special session agreement hurriedly drafted Monday among the state's top leaders. On Wednesday, the House approved bills for taxes, education and transportation, with senators doing the same with taxes.
Virat Kohli only Indian in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings
Joe Root's shot was then perhaps a signal of England's mis-adventure when he missed Parnell's full-length inswing to be plumb lbw. Best of them all arguably was Faf du Plessis ' head-high take at second slip to account for Jos Buttler .
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She paired the one shoulder, thigh-high slit gown with Chloe Gosselin's platform shoes and De Grisogono diamond earrings and cuff. She didn't seem too upset by the fashion faux-pas, and was later seen partying the night away with her fellow models.
KISS concert in Manchester canceled after terrorist attacks
Abedi spent time in Libya before the attack and transited through Istanbul and Dusseldorf airports on his way back to Britain. She said: "The public should be clear about what this means - a threat level of severe means an attack is highly likely".
Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors
James had earlier been whistled for his fourth foul with nearly seven minutes left in the first half, sending him to the bench. The Cavaliers outscored the Celtics 65-42 in the second half, thanks to Irving's playoff career high in points.
Cleveland Cavaliers reach the NBA Finals
He also added eight rebounds, eight assists and three steals as the Cavs romped to a 135-102 victory and a 4-1 series win. LeBron and Kyrie combined for 28 third-quarter points, with Irving going for 13 points and four assists in the frame.
Steven Mnuchin at G7: 'We don't want to be protectionist'
Another senior official from the delegation said, "Each one of us is following developments in USA tax policy very closely". The aim for the G7 and central bankers on Saturday is to join forces to fight the growing threat of worldwide cyber attacks.