Trump Budget Proposal & Joining the Military
President Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion dollar federal budget beefs up spending on border security and the military while cutting into a number of domestic programs such as health care for the poor and food stamps. This budget is not set in stone; congress decides spending. But how will it shape the final budget? And if proposed steep cuts to Medicaid go through, how will that affect the health of Ohians?
Medicaid expert Loren Anthes of The Center for Community Solutions walks us through the Trump budget's potential impact on health care. Later, military expansion means a recruitment push. We'll look at the process and the challenges for military recruiters, and talk with future members of the armed services.
-Loren Anthes, Policy Fellow, The Center for Community Solutions
-Major General Deb Ashenhurst, Former Adjutant General, Ohio National Guard, Member, Mission Readiness
-Andre Freeman, Soldier, Ohio National Guard, Graduating Senior, University of Akron
-Alex Cottingham, United States Air Force, Graduating Senior, Olmstead Falls High School
-Seth Kershner, Researcher, Co-Author, Counter-Recruitment and the Campaign to Demilitarize Public Schools