CBO says Trump’s budget doesn’t balance federal ledger as promised

A Senate Budget Committee staff member pages through a copy of President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — A new government analysis of President Donald Trump’s budget plan says it wouldn’t come close to balancing the federal ledger like the White House has promised. Thursday’s Congressional Budget Office report says that Trump’s budget, if followed to the letter, would result in a...

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