Here at My Rural America, our priority is to make the decision-making that goes on in Washington, DC personal to our readers. With this inaugural website release, we begin by sharing the chart below. It was first released by Congressional Quarterly’s Roll Call newspaper on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The data is based on the Trump Budget as calculated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) which reports directly to the Office of the President.
In summary, the Trump/Republican Budget cuts State Department, Agriculture, Interior, HUD and Transportation the most. For today, we choose to focus on Agriculture. There is a lot to worry about, including that the Budget: