Thune Says Trump Budget Could Bring Positive Changes Over Time To Entitlements

(WNAX) — The budget released by the Trump Administration could lead to much bigger deficits than earlier predicted.  Economists estimate in the next year, the deficit will grow to one point seven trillion dollars.  South Dakota Senator John Thune says the budget does not address the majority of federal spending…

Thune says there is no attempt to change spending on Social Security or Medicare…

Thune says over time, positive changes could be made to short up the future of those entitlement programs…

The budget assumes economic growth of over three percent a year to make up for the tax cuts.