Trump’s New Budget Slashes Medicare and Bolsters Military in an “Attack on the Poor & Middle Class”

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From DemocracyNow.org: “Trump’s New Budget Slashes Medicare and Bolsters Military in an “Attack on the Poor & Middle Class” STORY MARCH 12, 2019
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TOPICS
* Medicare https://www.democracynow.org/topics/medicare
* Military https://www.democracynow.org/topics/military
GUESTS
* David Cay Johnston Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, and founder and editor of DCReport.org, author of It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America.
* LINKS DCReport.org
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