Appropriators Softening Trump's Proposed Fiscal 2018 Cuts

How House and Senate levels agreed upon by leaders compare to Trump's

House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., prepares for a hearing in June. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Appropriators are not giving President Donald Trump the degree of overall cuts that he asked for in fiscal 2018 funding. The House passed a package of four titles last week and has cleared the remaining eight through full committee, while the Senate has cleared six titles through full committee. Appropriators are softening Trump’s cuts by more than $50 billion.

Here's a look at how Trump's budget request for the coming fiscal year compares to levels agreed upon by Appropriations leaders in the House and Senate:

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