That Will Teach You to Trust Him
The southern states, or at least the white folks in the southern states voted overwhelming for Donnie. Now he repays them in his proposed 2018 budget.
According to summary tables provided to reporters by the during an embargoed news conference on Monday, the Trump administration expects the repeal to save $272 million in 2018 by rescinding the sharing of about 35 percent of Gulf offshore revenue with
Louisiana and other . The money
lost to Gulf states
would total $3.56 billion through fiscal year 2027, according to the summary tables Gulf states
Of course this is on top of all of the other ways in which the proposed budget takes it out on the poorer
Mexico states. Yes they
lose billions in Medicaid, nutrition assistance and the other things that keep
their low income population from becoming hungry and destitute.
But not to worry. This will free up a lot of money for tax cuts for the wealthiest of the citizens of those states.