Daily Archives: October 23, 2018

Robert N. Pollin, says if the Trump administration is serious about reducing the national debt, they will have to propose cutting spending on popular programs.

Robert N. Pollin, Distinguished Professor in economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute, says if the Trump administration is serious about reducing the national debt, they will have to propose cutting spending on popular programs. He says, “The likely scenario is there will be pressure to cut spending. If the Trump administration is committed to continuing to increase military spending, the only place where you can get a substantial amount of saving out of the rest of the budget is in health care.” (Marketplace [NPR], 10/16/18)