Trump undermines Senate GOP’s Medicaid backers

By acancryn@politico.com (Adam Cancryn) A group of Republican senators are fighting desperately to preserve health coverage for millions of low-income constituents that have benefited from Obamacare. And the president of their own party seriously undercut their...

Trump Justice budget targets illegal immigration

By jgerstein@politico.com (Josh Gerstein) President Donald Trump is proposing to trim the Justice Department’s overall budget in the coming year, but he wants to boost funding for a crackdown on illegal immigration. The Trump administration is proposing a $27.7...

Trump’s budget surprises and wishful thinking

By sferris@politico.com (Sarah Ferris) President Donald Trump’s $4.1 trillion budget breaks with Republican orthodoxy on domestic programs, funds programs he threatened to cut, increases spending where he called for less, and cuts parts of government he promised...