The record-high budget proposal is unique in that it plans to balance the budget in 15 years. The past standard was 10, although neither are likely feasible.
Now that President Trump has signed the budget into law, Dr. Perryman takes a deep dive and finds good news and bad news.
President Trump and congressional leaders say they have hammered out a budget deal, pending House and Senate approval. Dr. Perryman says it's better than no deal.
President Trump's order to repeal the Clean Power Plan won't revive the coal industry. In fact, Dr. Perryman says the markets decided on gas and clean energy.
President Trump decides to end the Obamacare subsidies. Dr. Perryman takes a look and is left scratching his head.
President Trump's proposed budget has been criticized for reducing the rate of growth for many social programs. Dr. Perryman, though, has this assurance.
Now that House and Senate committees are delving into President Trump's budget, Dr. Perryman says the scope of this spending plan is beginning to sink in.