Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Trump to whack DC with 10% cut to discretionary spending, 20% cut to personnel

Obama's most recent discretionary budget estimates
The hive is buzzing.

A 10% cut to 2018 projected discretionary would come to about $115 billion.

There are 2.824 million federal employees, but the discretionary departments do not by any means exhaust them all. But just a 5% cut to this total would mean 141,200 would be going bye-bye.

Lots of homes would be going up for sale! 

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