Trump budget boosts military
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DEFENSE The budget calls for canada goose outlet toronto factory an increase of $52 billion for the Defense Department above the 2017 base budget of about $522 billion, enacted under the Obama administration. There is an additional $2 billion increase in defense spending in other Canada Goose Outlet departments, including canada goose outlet sale canada goose black friday sale Energy and State. military. But at a time of broad cuts elsewhere in the budget, the Pentagon is unlikely to complain.
The plan earmarks the new funds to accelerate the fight against Islamic canada goose store State militants, reverse Army troop reductions, build more ships Canada Goose Jackets for the Navy and ramp up the Air Force including by purchasing additional F 35 fighter jets, built by Lockheed Martin.
HOMELAND SECURITY The Department of Homeland Security would get a 6.8 percent increase, with more money for extra Canada Goose Parka staff needed to catch, detain and deport illegal immigrants.
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The budget also buy canada goose jacket cheap requests $12 billion in so called Overseas Contingency Operations, or OCO, funding for extraordinary costs, chiefly in war zones such as Afghanistan, Iraq and buy canada goose jacket Syria. No comparison was provided for the current year OCO spending.
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION The Environmental canada goose outlet store locations Protection Agency budget would be cut by 31 percent, eliminating its climate change programs and trimming back core initiatives aimed at protecting air and water canada goose coats on sale quality.
The proposal would eliminate 3,200 EPA canada goose coats employees, or 19 percent of the current workforce, and effectively erase former Democratic President Barack Obama initiatives to combat climate change by cutting funding for the agency signature Clean Power Plan aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
HEALTHCARE Healthcare companies such as drug makers and device makers will pay more than twice as much in 2018 to have their medical products reviewed for approval by the Food and Drug Administration under the proposed budget.
The proposal budgets over $2 billion in fees to be collected from industry, twice as much in 2017.
TRANSPORTATION Oversight of air traffic canada goose clearance control would move from the federal government to an independent group under the proposals, which include a 13 percent cut for the Department of Transportation discretionary budget.
ENERGY The budget for the Department of Energy would include $120 million to restart licensing for the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada, a project that has been stalled for years because of lawsuits and local opposition.
AGRICULTURE The Agriculture Department discretionary spending would be cut to $17.9 billion, a 21 percent drop from the temporary 2017 funding levels approved by Congress late last year.
Reporting by Richard Cowan, https://www.canadagoose-coats.ca Roberta Rampton and Caren Bohan; Editing by Nick Tattersall and Peter Cooney.