How Trump can take a back seat to congressional Republicans in next budget battle

The Hill’s Morning Report — President Trump is expected to announce a new spending plan for next year.

Here’s how to start reading the plan and what to expect in the coming weeks.

Trump is set to make his final budget proposal on Thursday, according to a report in The Washington Post.

| AP Photo Trump budget proposal is expected on Thursday The White House is expected Wednesday to unveil a new $2.5 trillion federal budget, which will include a $500 billion increase for defense and other spending and another $1 trillion for the border wall and infrastructure.

Trump also is expected announce the first major increase in defense spending, with the plan estimated to be $500.5 billion over the next decade.

The plan also includes an increase in military spending, though the details are still being worked out.

It also calls for an increase of $2 trillion in domestic spending.

The president’s budget would provide an additional $1.5tn for infrastructure and education, with an additional billion to be spent on border security.

It also includes a $2tn increase in Medicare benefits, with about $300 billion to go toward prescription drug costs.

Trump will also release a proposed $4 trillion infrastructure bill, with more than $500bn to be dedicated to highways and other public works projects.

While Trump has not formally outlined how the spending plan will affect federal programs, the White House has signaled it will seek to cut or eliminate a number of programs, including food stamps, veterans’ benefits, and the National Institutes of Health.

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