The president’s budget is not a done deal

Kimberly Adams Mar 11, 2019
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The House Budget Committee displays copies of US President Donald Trump's FY2020 budget in the Cannon House Office Building on March 11, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

The president’s budget is not a done deal

Kimberly Adams Mar 11, 2019
The House Budget Committee displays copies of US President Donald Trump's FY2020 budget in the Cannon House Office Building on March 11, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images
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Today, the Trump administration is expected to release the broad outline of its 2020 budget proposal. It will show how the White House thinks tax dollars should be spent, although Congress is the body with the power of the purse.

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