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Jerry Moran

GOP: Trump budget plan cuts both too deeply and not enough

Several congressional Republicans are panning the emerging outlines of President Donald Trump's first budget, complaining that he's cutting too much from already lean department accounts while leaving untouched the massive benefit programs blamed for the nation's deficits.

"The president has a saying, 'All talk, no action.' His budget is all talk and no action when it comes to long-term indebtedness," Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told reporters Wednesday. "You cannot rearrange the 30 percent of the budget that's discretionary spending forever because entitlements begin to crowd out the discretionary budget."

Republicans say plans to impose sharp cuts to...