The Hill reports Wednesday night that President Trump’s proposed budget would eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities (NEA) entirely:
— The Hill (@thehill) March 16, 2017
The Hill reports:
Federal officials told The Times that the chairwoman of the arts endowment told her staff the news Wednesday. It was reportedly met with a mix of sadness by staff and surprise.
Chairwoman Jane Chu reportedly told staff that the arts endowment would continue business as usual until the budget was officially finalized and that she called the meeting because she didn’t want staff hearing from the media.
NEWS: Trump is now the 1st president to propose eliminating the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities. https://t.co/dfMCPZhFfJ
— Patrick Healy (@patrickhealynyt) March 16, 2017
@thehill Great. Another useless organization. Use the money to rebuild America.
— Charles Dyke (@CEDintheCity) March 16, 2017
— AGatsos ?? (@AGatsos) March 16, 2017
@thehill No surprise here. He is waging a cultural war, have no doubt about that.
— Tim Wicker (@TimWicker1) March 16, 2017
@thehill that doesn't matter to Trump. He doesn't understand what it is!
— Dale Swanson (@Thrn2009) March 16, 2017
@thehill This is the stuff we need to pay attention to. I've called my congressman more in the past 2 mths. than I have the previous 20 yrs.
— Karen N. (@KJsGramma) March 16, 2017