John Oliver Breaks Down Donald Trump’s “Toddler Psychopath” Budget Plan

Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver breaks down Donald Trump’s cruel and petty “skinny budget” plan, which makes huge cuts to the EPA, State Department, and programs like the National Endowment for the Arts and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney thinks are programs that people like coal miners and single mothers should no longer be asked to pay for. “You don’t cut those agencies as a cost-saving measure, you do it as a fuck you. It is the budgetary equivalent of inviting Mitt Romney out to dinner at Jean-Georges before not offering him a cabinet position,” Oliver says before diving into some cut programs that will hit the very Americans who voted for Trump the hardest. “If anything resembling this budget passes, many of Trump’s own voters will likely wind up getting burned, and they are going to be angry,” Oliver says. “I think people are catching on. It’s taking longer than is perhaps ideal, but I think pretty soon, all of us will be fed up right to the tippy fucking top.”

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