Trump expected to ask for $2 billion in funding for border wall,

Trump expected to ask for $2 billion in funding for border wall,make cuts to medicare,

Expected to announce his FY 2021 budget on Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported. The president will reportedly ask for $2 billion for his border wall, less than half of what he requested in 2019, which led to the longest government shutdown in US history.  There are funding changes to agencies across the board,

Including a 12% increase to NASA and a 26% decrease to the EPA. President Donald Trump on Monday is expected to unveil his latest budget, a $4.8 trillion proposal that will ask Congress for $2 billion for his long-promised border wall,will raise military spending,and will propose cuts to social safety-net programs,

Including Medicare and Medicaid. According to a report Sunday from The Wall Street Journal, a senior Trump administration official said the ,

President has plans to increase military spending $740.5 billion beginning in FY 2021, an increase of 0.3%.  Trump has asked for $2 billion to fund his enhancements to the border wall between the US and Mexico,

A cornerstone of his 2016 bid for the Oval Office. Trump has faced significant barriers toward building the wall, particularly a Congress less than thrilled about funding the project, In his budget proposal last year, the 45th president asked Congress for some $5 billion to construct his new wall,

Which in addition to funding issues has had practical issues as well, like the requirement of floodgates in certain areas — open for months at a time, and an under-construction portion of the wall that blew over in a gust of wind. The $5 billion request sparked a fight with Congress last year, which triggered the longest-on-record government shutdown when  ,

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