The pressure from Capitol Hill’s big spending establishment Republicans won’t be to cut the budget, it will be to fund the increased spending on defense and homeland security AND all the domestic boondoggles that President Trump wants to eliminate to pay for his shift in priorities.
Helping our inner city poor effects our entire nation. Done properly, helping the poor builds their self-esteem, provides opportunities and reduces costly welfare programs. Equally important, it can remove HUD from meddling in local government and jeopardizing property rights.
The reason many of us don’t trust the current crop of Repubs. to actually downsize existing fed. programs is because they often agree to create new government interventions into the private sector. Case in point: this week’s obscure vote to create a new program within the DOE.