Trump to cut entitlements in budget proposal

Trump's still-to-be released budget will reportedly slash entitlement safety nets by $1.7 trillion, including massive cuts to Medicaid and food stamps.
0:55 | 05/22/17

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much. As those continue on capitol hill this week congress is going to get its first look at president trump's full budget and proms to balance the budge in ten years with big cuts in medicaid and Mary Bruce has details. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning. We're getting a new glimpse at the president's spending priorities and one of his top targets entitlements. His budget which will be released tomorrow will slash the safety nets by $1.7 trillion including massive cuts to medicaid, food stamps and other anti-poverty programs. Now, as the president promised on the campaign trail he is not touching social security or medicare and called for a big boost in military spending, $54 billion coupled with cults to foreign aid and other domestic programs but already the president's plan is being met with a bit of a cold shoulder by members of both parties, but as always the president's budget just a jumping off point for negotiations up on capitol hill. Just the beginning, thanks very much.

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