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News You Need to Know

Monday, 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.
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Jennifer Steinhauer
The New York Times
President Trump’s sympathetic remarks about the young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers were a surprising turn for a man who had vowed during the campaign to “immediately terminate” their protections from deportation.
Ashley Parker
The Washington Post
One of the unofficial duties of Trump’s Cabinet, it seems, is cleaning up the statements of the man they serve.