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Trump unveils first budget blueprint with big rise for defense, cuts across government

2017-03-17 09:05:08       source:Xinhua News Agency

March 17, 2017

"U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled the administration's first budget blueprint which seeks deep cuts across federal departments and agencies in order to fund rising defense spending.

The blueprint provides lawmakers and the public with a view of the priorities of the Trump administration, with focus on 'rebuilding and restoring our nation's security', said Mick Mulvaney, Director of the White House's Office of Management and Budget, in a statement on Thursday."

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