The White House unveiled its 2019 budget proposal Monday, which calls for cuts to social programs like Medicaid while boosting military spending and designating money for the border wall. Even with the cuts, "which combine for more than $3 trillion … over 10 years, it would not bring the budget into balance because of the lost tax revenue and higher spending on other programs," The Washington Post reports. Also on Monday, the administration released its 55-page infrastructure plan, which proposes leveraging $200 billion in federal spending into $1.5 trillion worth of projects, mostly by asking state and local governments to match the funds by as much as a 4-to-1 ratio. The plans each face long odds in Congress.
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