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In President Trump's New Budget, HIV Programs Are at Risk

President's 2019 Budget Cuts Medicaid, Ryan White and CDC. The Fight to Restore It Will Be Up to Congress.

February 13, 2018

If it wasn't clear after President's Trump's bare-bones budget request last year, his fiscal 2019 budget request has left no doubt that people living with or affected by HIV are not a priority for his administration. In fact, most of the Trump budget for 2019 calls for cuts in federal programs that serve people living with HIV.

Released on Monday, the request largely ignores the recent budget deal struck by Congress to raise non-defense domestic discretionary spending by $131 billion over the next two years, and it seeks instead to slash health care spending and pump more and more money into the nation's military.

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