Why presidential budget requests are usually dead on arrival, explained

By Nathan Ouellette
Posted March 11, 2019 at 1:56pm
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President Donald Trump will release parts of his budget request for the coming 2020 fiscal year at 11:30 a.m. on Monday. While the administration will tout the formality as a big deal full of big cuts, the president’s request will largely go ignored by Congress when they get to moving on the real federal funding action. Watch as Roll Call explains the budget.