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President Trump's Taxpayer First Budget

President Trump's first proposed budget shows respect for the people who pay the bills. The administration's proposal reverses the damaging trends from previous administrations by putting our nation's budget back into balance and reducing our debt through fiscally conservative principles, all the while delivering on President Trump's campaign promise not to cut Social Security retirement or Medicare. The budget's combination of regulatory, tax, and welfare reforms will provide opportunities for economic growth and creation.

Read President Trump's Taxpayer First Budget

Taxpayer first

President Trump's budget is designed to put the taxpayer first, create jobs, and build economic growth.

Budget Balances

President Trump's budget finally balances the Federal budget and turns the deficit into a $16 billion surplus by 2027.

Defense spending

President Trump's budget makes national defense a top priority by increasing defense spending by $54 billion.

VA funding

President Trump's budget increases funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs by $4.3 billion.

Border Security

President Trump's budget puts Americans' safety first by providing $2.6 billion in increased funding for border security.

Social Security and Medicare

President Trump's budget balances the budget and makes no cuts to either Medicare or Social Security retirement.

Family Leave

President Trump's budget provides national paid family leave for the first time in the history of this country.

Paid family leave

President Trump's budget helps American families by implementing the first national paid family leave initiative. 


President Trump's budget saves the American people billions of dollars through welfare and regulatory reform.


President Trump's budget sees a decline in debt as a percentage of GDP every year in the budget window.

What They Are Saying About President Trump's Budget


"As President Trump promised throughout his campaign, and as championed by his daughter Ivanka, the [budget] will include paid family leave."


"Finally. A budget plan that actually helps taxpayers without so much relying on socialist distribution methods, but by letting those who work for their money actually keep more of their money."
"Our nation must get our fiscal house in order now, or else we may never have another opportunity, and President Trump has provided a pathway to bring our nation back from the brink of insolvency."
"The proposal for a parental paid leave policy in the White House budget is a positive step forward to help American families balance their dual responsibilities toward work and family."
"It’s the deal of deals. The bargain America would make with itself to attack the world with grit and determination instead of wallowing in the abyss of pessimism and debt."
"America finally has something it's needed for decades: A budget that starts to tell the truth. And some people don't seem to be able to handle the truth. But they need to start."