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Stacks of President Trump's FY2018 budget proposal are seen during a photo availability on May 23, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Stacks of President Trump's FY2018 budget proposal are seen during a photo availability on May 23, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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The Trump administration budget proposal out Tuesday calls for sharp cuts to programs that provide food stamps, Social Security disability payments, student loan subsidies, crop insurance and state highway funding, as the White House seeks to cut taxes and balance the budget over the next decade.

NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben (@titonka) joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss what lawmakers are saying about the plan.

This segment aired on May 23, 2017.

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