Russian to Trump: Your budget cuts will hurt the little children


— Matt Boris with Andrews McMeel Syndication

It feels like Sen. Ted Cruz just filed another bill to repeal Obamacare without a replacement. And Donald Trump said, “Hold my beer.”

The still-free press are reporting that administration budget chopper Mick Mulvaney yesterday briefed the media on Trump’s latest slash-and-burn 2018 budget proposal. He bragged that Trump would balance the budget by eliminating the child care tax credit and the earned income tax credit — benefits for working families — for undocumented immigrants, as well as $800 billion in Medicaid benefits.

Reporter: “Whether they’re here illegally or not, those families have American-citizen children.”
Mulvaney: “We have all kinds of other programs for poor kids.”
Reporter: “You’re cutting that, too.”

Congress doesn’t need to take the fall for immoral, ruthless attacks on health care for the poor and ill, and related threats to the health of every American. Trump is going to do it…

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