House Budget Blueprint Boosts Military, Cuts Food Stamps

House Republicans unveiled a budget that makes deep cuts in food stamps and other social safety net programs while boosting military spending by billions.

  • Published 18 July 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that makes deep cuts in food stamps and other social safety net programs while boosting military spending by billions, a blueprint that pleases neither conservatives nor moderates. The GOP plan, authored by Budget Chairman Diane Black, R-Tenn., is critical to GOP hopes to deliver on one of President Donald Trump's top priorities — a Republican-only effort to overhaul the tax code. Unclear, however, is whether… Read at AP News