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Because What Else Could We Do With $54 Billion?

Because What Else Could We Do With $54 Billion?

Well, he couldn't have been clearer: "This budget will be a public safety and national security budget." 

The Trump Administration's proposal includes a $54 billion increase in military spending.

Where would that money come from?

Cuts (yes, totaling $54 billion) to programs that protect the environment, promote community development, advance science and education, fight poverty, and provide foreign aid.

How to help address the fuzzy math

Tune in to Trump's speech to Congress tonight at 9pm Eastern. Hopefully no onewill shout "you lie!"  :)

Follow the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities' live fact-checking of the speech on Twitter.

Tweet a note of thanks to the bi-partisan opposition, beginning with Republican Sen. Lindsay Graham, who has already called the budget proposal "dead on arrival."

Connect with groups like Indivisible and MoveOn that are gearing up to fight this proposal.

The Impact of the Muslim Ban on One Child

The Impact of the Muslim Ban on One Child

Not Just Silicon Valley

Not Just Silicon Valley