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INSIDE WASHINGTON: House dismisses Trump's draconian ag budget cuts

House agricultural appropriations bill passed out of committee is $4.64 billion above President’s budget request.

President Donald Trump proposed deep cuts to agricultural programs, but in a major step for the House to put its stamp of approval on spending levels, it rejected the 21% cuts. The House version does still make cuts across the majority of programs, including farm loans, rural development, agricultural research and pest and disease control efforts.

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