White House Denies Plan to Cut Violence Against Women Aid

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A chart buried on page 245 of President Trump’s 2018 budget looks alarming: It shows a massive decrease in funding over 10 years for federal programs that aid survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. The 93 percent cut appeared to confirm the worst fears of survivor advocates and women’s activists. They’d been hearing reports that the Trump administration might slash federal funding for counseling services, shelter, legal help and other programs under the Violence Against Women . . .

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