Donald Trump’s Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises - NBC4 Washington

Donald Trump’s Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises

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    File photo of Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about President Donald Trump's budget proposal for the coming fiscal year during daily press briefing at the White House, in Washington, March 16, 2017.

    The White House took pains to insist that the 2018 budget blueprint is keeping campaign promises, NBC News reported.

    Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said that the president is making good on his vow to save government programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. 

    However, the budget outlines deep cuts to many aspects of the American safety net that suggest Mulvaney made a false assessment of the blueprint.

    NBC News found seven campaign promises that the preliminary budget would break to Trump voters and supporters.

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    Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's communications director, John Rogers, has resigned, as Moore continues to deny any sexual misconduct against underage girls.

    In a new interview, Moore again denied the allegations against him, and now it appears he has the president's backing.

    (Published Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017)