Trump would add over $3 trillion in debt before balancing budget in 2027

President Donald Trump is sending Congress a spending plan for 2018 that would increase money spent on defense and border security, cut many areas of non-defense spending by Uncle Sam, and achieve a balanced budget by 2027, though it would add several trillion dollars to the national debt along the way.

Here are some of the early highlights from the Trump budget.

2018 - $440 billion

2019 - $526 billion

2020 - $488 billion

2021 - $456 billion

2022 - $442 billion

2023 - $319 billion

2024 - $209 billion

2025 - $176 billion

2026 - $110 billion

2027 - $16 billion surplus

+ EPA - 31.4% budget cut (from $8.2 to $5.7 billion)

+ State Department & foreign aid - 29.1% budget cut

+ Agriculture - 20.5% budget cut ($22.7 to $18 billion)

+ Labor - 19.8% cut ($12.1 to $9.7 billion)

+ HHS - 16.2% cut (from $78 to $65.3 billion)

+ Commerce - 15.8% cut (from $9.2 to $7.8 billion)

+ Education - 13.5% cut (from $68.2 to $59 billion)

+ HUD - 13.2% cut (from $46.9 to $40.7 billion)

+ Transportation - 12.7% cut ($18.6 to $16.2 billion)

Many more details will be available on Wednesday morning, as the budget - titled a "New Foundation for American Greatness," is delivered to Capitol Hill.

"If I had sort of a subtitle for this budget, it would be the "Taxpayer First Budget," said White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney.

Mulvaney will get the chance to defend the plan starting Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

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