President Donald Trump is expected to release a budget proposal Monday, Feb. 12. This move is more of a wish list from the chief executive, because Congress controls federal spending, but the budget can convey priorities and policy ideas.
The Hill examined key questions that will be raised by Trump’s proposal, including funding issues for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2017, Trump called for dramatic cuts to both organizations’ funding. Now, with a growing flu epidemic and the continued opioid crisis grabbing headlines, will the Trump administration call for further spending reductions?
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