What Trump’s Budget Cuts from the Social Safety Net 
On Tuesday, President Trump released his 2018 budget proposal. It makes deep cuts across many anti-poverty programs, slashing food stamps by more than a quarter and children’s health insurance by 19 percent.  The proposal — the first of what is expected to be many deep cuts to programs aimed at reducing poverty — after Trump released his “skinny budget” proposing changes to the operating budgets for executive agencies and national defense. The biggest cuts were to the arts, scientific research and foreign aid.
-29%Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
-19%Children’s Health Insurance Program
-17% Medicaid
-13%Temporary Assistance for Needy Families 
-12%Unemployment Insurance
-8%Earned Income Tax Credit
-3%Supplemental Security Income
-2%Social Security Disability Insurance
-0.6%Medicare
+3%Social Security Old-Age and Survivors Insurance


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