By the Numbers: Trump’s First Full Fiscal Year Budget Cuts Deep and Wide

Only Defense, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs departments would be spared

Posted May 23, 2017 at 5:57pm

President Donald Trump’s first full budget, released Tuesday, proposes big cuts to nearly every department and agency in fiscal 2018, even though they’ve been tightly constrained by budget caps for the past six years. Here’s how the budget compares to estimates of what’s currently enacted and to President Barack Obama’s final full budget request: