President Donald Trump has released his budget request for fiscal year 2020, and it looks familiar. Deep cuts to civilian agencies are accompanied by a 5 percent increase to defense spending, accomplished through a dramatic expansion to the overseas contingency operations (OCO) fund.
It’s important to note that Congress ultimately determines the federal budget. The President’s budget proposal is just a request that outlines his priorities for the executive branch.
The General Services Administration’s budget request includes $10.2 billion for the Federal Building Fund, a revolving fund that Congress must approve each year.
Here’s a look at the top-line agency numbers as outlined in the president’s budget proposal. The numbers reflect past budget requests from the White House and not agencies’ enacted appropriations levels.