Perez Calls Trump ‘a President of the Rich’ Over Budget Blueprint

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Reprinted from The Hill by Mark Hensch on March 16, 2017.

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez ripped President Trump’s first federal budget outline Thursday, saying it favors the wealthy over the working class.

Donald Trump’s budget blueprint has one goal: to devastate hardworking families,” Perez said in a statement. “Now he’s cutting afterschool programs and college financial aid, gutting help for American manufacturing and slashing infrastructure investments that could create jobs in rural communities.”

“If there was any doubt left about where his true priorities lie, this budget this budget just made it crystal clear – not with working families,” Perez added. “Trump is a president of the rich, bought by the rich and working for the rich.” …

The Hill 3/16

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