Congressional Black Caucus Offers Morality Test To Trump Budget
Governmental budgets are ostensibly moral dispositions ― so goes that civic cliche.
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) met with president Trump last month and delivered a plethora of policy prescriptions that would act as a response to the anorexic national budget our new president is proposing.
The Trump administration anointed their 2018 spending plan a “skinny budget,” meant to highlight waste, posit a fiscally conservative position, and serve as an antidote to how the federal government has swayed from prudent spending.
As such, Trump’s budget is a metaphor of disdain aimed at the disadvantaged. It eviscerates arts funding by eliminating the …