White House Eyeing $60B in Cuts From Spending Bill

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Despite warnings from congressional lawmakers, the White House is pushing ahead with plans to slash as much as $60 billion from the spending bill Congress passed in late March, Politico is reporting.

The website attributed its information to eight current and former administration officials and Republicans close to the White House.

According to Politico, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney is developing the rollback proposal. One administration official expects it to be released around May 1.

“The president is frustrated with omnibus, said Paul Winfree, who served as director of budget policy and deputy director of the Domestic Policy Council until …

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