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Trump administration proposes billions in transportation cuts - and new spending

Feb 11, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

The Trump administration on Monday proposed cutting billions in discretionary spending in next year's Department of Transportation budget, while also calling for broad increases in spending over the next decade, a disconnect that left some in Congress and outside groups struggling to interpret the administration's intentions.

The proposed budget cuts discretionary spending by 13 percent, including deep reductions in spending on Amtrak and airport grants. It also cuts more than $2 billion i...