Durbin Statement on President Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement after President Donald Trump submitted his fiscal year 2018 budget request to Congress:

“In the America of President Trump’s budget, children, working families, seniors, and people with disabilities will be ‘fined,’ while the wealthiest Americans will get a ‘bonus.’ What’s so ‘great’ about that America?”