It just keeps getting worse… this news is particularly hard to take.
Donald Trump’s staff has big plans to cut government spending, the most startling of which is a proposal to eliminate the Department of Justice’s violence against women grant programs.
According to the Hill, Trump’s budget blueprint includes cuts to the Departments of Commerce, Energy and Transportation, while other programs like the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities would be nixed entirely.
All together, these cuts would save the U.S. federal government $10.5 trillion over 10 years, but the discount is not without its costs to the American people.
The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women oversees a total of 25 grant programs, which distribute funds to organizations committed to ending sexual assault, domestic abuse and dating violence. (Click the Link to Read More at News.Mic)