Locals React To Trump’s Budget Cuts to Medicaid, Anti-Poverty Programs

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks to the reporters about President Trump’s proposed budget on Tuesday.
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks to the reporters about President Trump's proposed budget on Tuesday.
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks to the reporters about President Trump’s proposed budget on Tuesday.
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks to the reporters about President Trump's proposed budget on Tuesday.

Locals React To Trump’s Budget Cuts to Medicaid, Anti-Poverty Programs

The Trump administration released its budget proposal Tuesday morning.

The spending plan included deep cuts to the social safety net, including anti-poverty programs, Medicaid and more. President Trump also proposed cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Superfund program.

Morning Shift talks with WBEZ reporters Michael Puente and Dan Weissmann about what the federal budget proposal could mean for residents of Illinois and Northwest Indiana.