Feb 13, 2020 17:52 UTC

The US President, Donald Trump's budget proposes extending the 2017 tax cuts for individuals past their scheduled expiration in 2025, at a cost of about $1.4 trillion, despite evidence that most of the law’s benefits go to the richest 20 percent of Americans. Spending on programs that fight poverty, protect the environment or advance public health would all decline accordingly.

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