Politico: Budget would slash Army Corps despite Trump infrastructure focus

By Annie Snider 05/23/2017 11:42 AM EDT President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint would slash the Army Corps of Engineers’ budget by more than 16 percent, undercutting his administration’s emphasis on infrastructure — and following the pattern set by his predecessors in which Congress restores the funds. The nation’s builder of locks, dams, levees and ports […]

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