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Trump touts spending plan, but promise to leave entitlements alone puts GOP in a quandary

February 28, 2017
Abby Phillip, Kelsey Snell | The Washington Post
President Trump is preparing a budget that would fulfill some of his top campaign promises by boosting military spending while cutting domestic programs.
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Trump to Propose 10% Defense Increase in Budget Plan, Aides Say

February 27, 2017
Shannon Pettypiece, Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg Politics
President Trump will propose boosting defense spending by $54 billion in his first budget plan and offset that by an equal amount cut from the rest of the government’s discretionary budget.
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Trump’s National Security Adviser Faces Huge Challenges In His New Role

February 22, 2017
Nancy Youssef | Buzzfeed News
The force of newly named National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster’s personality does not guarantee a stronger National Security Council.

The Obama Legacy: From hope and change to achievements and setbacks

December 23, 2016
What Barack Obama accomplished and what remains undone after eight years.
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Trump hires a third general, raising concerns about heavy military influence

December 8, 2016
Philip Rucker, Mike DeBonis | The Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump has selected retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly as secretary of homeland security.
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