February 11, 2020

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rump unveiled his $4.8 trillion budget proposal on Monday. The hefty document, which was immediately panned by Democrats, breaks with an existing two-year budget deal and outlines the president’s priorities heading into the November election. “I want to encourage people … not to waste any time searching out the president’s budget cuts. Nobody has listened to the president in the 23 years that I’ve been here. Congress doesn’t pay attention to the president’s budget exercise. I don’t know why we put him through that,” Enzi said during a floor speech.

He noted that he didn’t hold a hearing on a final budget proposal from then-President Obama and would not hold a hearing on Trump’s proposed budget for similar reasons. more