Donald Trump started working for the American people before he was even inaugurated. He’s been bringing back jobs, meeting with politicians and celebrities, and working towards a replacement for Obamacare. Now that he’s officially the President of the United States he refuses to waste any time.
The Hill reports that the first order of business for the Trump team is to cut government spending. President Trump intends to make big changes and had been “meeting with career staff at the White House ahead of Friday’s presidential inauguration to outline […] plans for shrinking the federal bureaucracy.”
Liberals will not be pleased that the part of the plan is to privatize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities. With the debt Obama has created, there is unfortunately no room for extra spending. The Trump team is focusing on the most important issues at hand and cutting back wherever possible.
Other places the Trump team will reduce funding are the departments of Commerce and Energy, Transportation, and Justice and State. According to The Hill, “the blueprint being used by Trump’s team would reduce federal spending by $10.5 trillion over 10 years.”
That’s a lot of money in a short time, but it’s refreshing to see a President who wants to reduce the national debt. A blueprint is supposed to be put in writing within 45 days of Trump’s presidency. Members of the Heritage Foundation are working with the transition team to map out the budget, with a full plan to be released in April.
There is speculation on whether or not Medicare and Social Security will be affected. During his campaign Trump promised not to reduce funding to Medicare, some are wondering if he will keep the promise.
Donald Trump and his team are using their first days in the White House to announce serious change – and to tackle the financial crisis Obama left behind!