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White House Budget For 2018: Read The Full Plan

President Trump's fiscal plan released on Tuesday claims to balance the budget deficit while cutting funding for safety net programs like food stamps and increasing defense spending. Read more about budget' aims.

Here's what the plan would mean for: medical research, education, low-income Americans and economic growth in the U.S.

Unlike the White House blueprint outlined in March, this budget includes "mandatory" spending, including such big-ticket items as Medicare and Social Security. Read the full text.

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Dana Farrington
Dana Farrington is a digital editor coordinating online coverage on the Washington Desk — from daily stories to visual feature projects to the weekly newsletter. She has been with the NPR Politics team since President Trump's inauguration. Before that, she was among NPR's first engagement editors, managing the homepage for NPR.org and the main social accounts. Dana has also worked as a weekend web producer and editor, and has written on a wide range of topics for NPR, including tech and women's health.