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After Proposing Cut, Trump Now Seeks Funding for Special Olympics

May 15, 2019

By: Michelle Diament

Source: Disability Scoop

President Donald Trump is attempting to make good on his promise to continue providing federal funding for Special Olympics.

Trump sent an amended budget proposal to Congress this week, which includes money for Special Olympics for the next fiscal year beginning in October.

“Today, I officially updated my budget to include $18 million for our GREAT @SpecialOlympics, whose athletes inspire us and make our Nation so PROUD!” Trump tweeted.

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