Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere

President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less.".

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Listen to police dispatches from the Olathe Austins shooting

Police scanner dispatches from the Johnson County public safety network after the triple shooting last week at Austins Bar & Grill describe the shooting suspect as skinny, wearing a military-style shirt and medals.
Shane Keyser, Broadcastify.com, Judy L. Thomas, Neil Nakahodo The Kansas City Star
Listen to police dispatches from the Olathe Austins shooting 4:16

Listen to police dispatches from the Olathe Austins shooting

Purinton makes first court appearance 1:17

Purinton makes first court appearance

Royals' Terrance Gore worked on hitting in offseason 1:38

Royals' Terrance Gore worked on hitting in offseason

MoDOT celebrates women in engineering 3:52

MoDOT celebrates women in engineering