White House Releases $4.8T Budget, Keeps Deficit Through 2036

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Acting OMB Director Russ Vought speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, March 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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The White House released a $4.8 trillion budget for 2021 which aims to balance the budget in 15 years. Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Russ Vought comments about the Trump Administration’s optimism with funding for modernizing nuclear stockpiles, ending overseas conflicts, border security, and career & technical training for high school students.

Vought also claims the budget protects Social Security and Medicare will grow.

AURN White House Correspondent April Ryan asks Vought to explain cuts to social safety nets under the proposed new budget.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

Acting OMB Director Russ Vought speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, March 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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