Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Trump eyes 20 percent slash of federal employee, 10 percent spending cuts

Not even the great Ronald Reagan was able to pull something like this off.

It's time to Make America Great Again.

From the Washington Examiner:
Making good on a promise to slash government, President-elect Trump has asked his incoming team to pursue spending and staffing cuts.

Insiders said that the spending reductions in some departments could go as high as 10 percent and staff cuts to 20 percent, numbers that would rock Washington if he follows through.

At least two so-called "landing teams" in Cabinet agencies have relayed the call for cuts as part of their marching orders to shrink the flab in government.

The cuts would target discretionary spending, not mandated programs such as Medicare or Social Security, the sources said.
It's supposed to be "government of the people, by the people, for the people."

The people aren't here for the government. Clearly Trump gets it.

No comments: