Friday’s Opinions: Trump budgets for a dumber, dirtier America
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Trump’s budget plan cuts funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting while giving a bit increase to military spending.
The most productive period for any president is the first two years in office. The Trump administration needs to apply the Huntsman Rule going forward and accelerate the appointment of more qualified officials.