Even with new management in DC, balanced budget not on the horizon

As top officials in the Trump Administration put the finishing touches on a 2018 budget plan that's due to be sent to Congress later this month, early reports indicate that while there will be calls for cuts in both domestic spending and entitlement programs, the plan is only expected to promise a balanced budget within 10 years.

Just how difficult would it be to balance the budget?

Republicans have long talked about turning the budget around, and getting it in balance.

We'll see how much progress they make in the months ahead in Congress.

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