February 10, 2020 Press Releases

McSally Owns Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts

Martha McSally Owns Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts To Medicare, Children’s Health Insurance

McSally must answer for Trump’s proposed deep cuts to funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, superfund site cleanup, student loan forgiveness, and Medicaid

PHOENIX — Ahead of Donald Trump’s Arizona visit next week to boost U.S. Sen. Martha McSally‘s lagging campaign, McSally is fully on the hook for Trump’s 2021 budget request and its deep cuts to health care, education, and environmental programs that impact millions of Arizonans.

Ever since McSally and Republicans passed their 2017 tax law, which has McSally’s corporate donors saving billions in taxes while working people get left behind, Republicans have looked to pass deep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security.

Last month, Trump floated earned benefit cuts and released a proposal for Medicaid cuts and caps. And in addition to targeting Medicaid for deep cuts, the new Trump budget request also slashes education funding, as well as funding for medical research, student debt forgiveness, and even toxic waste cleanup programs.

As Trump put it in July, McSally is “fully supportive of our agenda.” So, make no mistake: McSally fully owns Trump’s budget proposal that: