Trump's budget sustains deficit; $4.4 trillion plan boosts spending

Posted: February 13, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: February 13, 2018 at 10:24 a.m.

James Knable helps to unpack copies Monday of the President’s FY19 Budget after it arrived at the House Budget Committee office on Capitol Hill.

WASHINGTON -- The White House released a tax and spending plan Monday that would not eliminate the federal budget deficit after 10 years, its first public acknowledgment that large spending increases and the $1.5 trillion tax cut are putting pressure on the government's debt.

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