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White House memo: Don't talk about proposed cuts to budget

Mar 21, 2017 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Washington The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts beyond what was in a relatively brief submission, a move Democrats decried as a gag order.

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney wrote in a memo late last week that until the full budget is released in May, "all public comments of any sort should be limited to the information contained in the Budget Blueprint chapter for your agency," referring to the 53-pa...