Why We Need a New Budget Blueprint

A new budget blueprint for 2017 will be released later this week by President Donald Trump’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney.

It will outline the president’s priorities for the coming year, including repealing and replacing Obamacare, making the government’s debt-ceiling ceiling more manageable, and investing in infrastructure.

The president has proposed a new $1.6 trillion plan that he will unveil next week.

Here’s what you need to know about the plan, and what it says about the White House’s priorities.