Selling the Trump-Republican proposal should be awkward for an administration that has made patriotism its central theme.
Trump and Republican leaders want to bring about a giant redistribution of over $1 trillion from the middle-class, the working-class and the poor to the rich.
The underlying measure abandons the Republican Party's long-standing battle to rein in deficits, instead favoring President Trump's promise of "massive tax cuts."
The $4.1 trillion budget plan promises deep cuts to social programs, paving the way for a GOP drive to rewrite the tax code later this year.
The president is again being accused of exploiting the recent hurricanes to advance his plan to cut taxes for the rich.
U.S. media is focusing on the president's provocations rather than on important issues like tax cuts, climate change and health care. (Pictured: Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough on MSNBC.)
The American people shouldn't have to pay—twice over—for the wrong infrastructure. But that's what would happen in this huge and unnecessary tax giveaway to the rich.
Donald Trump wants to slash services for the underprivileged to expand the military and give corporations and rich Americans big tax cuts.
The plan prompts allegations of conflicts of interest and excessive benefits to the wealthy.
Our country is in dire need of massive investments in infrastructure, but what the president is proposing is nothing more than a huge tax giveaway for the rich.