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With His Budget, Trump Proves GOP Really is ‘the King of Debt’

Yesterday, President Trump – aka ‘the king of debt’ – rolled out a cruel budget proposal that would sharply raise the federal deficit by more than $7 trillion, showing the compounding cruelty of the deficit-exploding GOP tax scam.

Now, President Trump’s budget proposal is being slammed from all sides – including from Republicans enraged that their President has pulled back the curtain on the GOP’s deficit hypocrisy:

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Has An Obstacle: His Own Budget Cuts

TODAY, the White House unveiled their infrastructure plan, claiming ‘$1.5 trillion’ to invest in ‘our failing infrastructure and develop innovative projects.’

But here’s the reality: President Trump is actually only proposing $200 billion in federal funding, while his budget even slashes critical infrastructure funding to the Department of Transportation by nearly 20 percent and the Army Corps of Engineers by 22 percent.

Trump White House Continues to Let Putin & Russia Off the Hook

President Trump might (wrongly) think that the Russia investigation is a hoax, but there is one thing he cannot deny: Russia is coming for the 2018 elections.  In fact, CIA Director Pompeo said again last week that he has ‘every expectation’ that Russia will interfere in the midterm elections.

Paul Ryan Celebrates a Secretary Saving $1.50 Per Week… Actually

Over the weekend, Speaker Ryan bragged on Twitter about a high school secretary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania getting a raise of $1.50 per week as evidence that the #GOPTaxScam is working.  No, we are not joking.

Paul Ryan was so widely and swiftly ridiculed for this that he deleted the tweet.  But doing this can’t hide the fact that he seriously thinks that tiny raises for a hard-working Americans while corporations pocket billions shows success.

SOTU FACT CHECK: WHEN TRUMP TALKS ABOUT ELIMINATING REGULATIONS HE IS TALKING ABOUT GUTTING CRITICAL CONSUMER PROTECTIONS

President Trump Claim: “In our drive to make Washington accountable, we have eliminated more regulations in our first year than any administration in history.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]

WHEN PRESIDENT TRUMP TALKS ABOUT ELIMINATING REGULATIONS HE IS REALLY TALKING ABOUT GUTTING CRITICAL CONSUMER PROTECTIONS AND PUTTING THE HEALTH & SAFETY OF AMERICA’S FAMILIES AT RISK

SOTU FACT CHECK: President Trump’s Promise to Bring Back Manufacturing, Coal Jobs Disappoints

President Trump claim: “We have ended the war on American Energy — and we have ended the war on clean coal…In Detroit, I halted Government mandates that crippled America’s autoworkers — so we can get the Motor City revving its engines once again. Many car companies are now building and expanding plants in the United States — something we have not seen for decades…  Soon, plants will be opening up all over the country.  This is all news Americans are unaccustomed to hearing — for many years, companies and jobs were only leaving us.  But now they are coming back.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]

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