Mulvaney’s Budget

Let’s not kid ourselves. The budget that’s going to be announced tomorrow was prepared by OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and his staff with little if any input from the President.

It’s a real horror show for the social safety net Americans have grown accustomed to, but more than that it’s built on lies. Follow this Twitter thread:

Click it to read it in its entirety. Here’s Tweet #11:

Putting $5.5T in tax cuts for wealthy ppl & corps alongside ~$4T in cuts to progs serving low & middle-income people wld not be popular.

So what did they do? They left the $5.5 trillion cut out of the document!

Despite all the lies we’ve heard from the Republican party and its promoters at Fox News and elsewhere over the years, that’s unbelievable.