Budget: Military Wins, Poor and Disabled LoseMay 25, 2017 | :
by Stephen Ohlemacher, The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump’s $4.1-trillion budget proposal while the Pentagon is a big winner.
Trump’s plan for the budget year beginning Oct. 1 makes deep cuts in safety net programs, including Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The proposal also includes big cuts in Social Security’s disability program.