The nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget called Trump’s spending plan woefully lacking in detail.
Maya MacGuineas, president of the Washington D.C. nonprofit, said in a statement:
“We understand that the new administration needs time to develop its comprehensive budget plan, but there is too little information and too few details to evaluate the budget. Generally, skinny budgets include proposals in all areas and show what these proposals will mean for deficits and debt over the next decade. This budget only gives us a picture of one and a half years and proposes changes to the 30 percent of spending that is discretionary.
“We need 100 percent of a plan for 10 years. Not 30 percent of a plan for just more than one year.”
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