The president’s budget ignores inequality at everyone’s peril

Budgets reflect values, pure and simple. President Donald Trump’s 2021 budget suggests that his administration’s priority is continuing to raise the incomes — and wealth — of those at the top of the economic ladder. What it most certainly does not stand for is spurring strong, stable, and broadly shared economic growth and addressing the needs of families across our society.

I’m president & CEO and co-founder of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

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