Talk show host Glenn Beck, one of the most passionate of the anti-Trump zealots during the Republican presidential primary and the 2016 election, has at last found something to like about President Donald Trump.
Beck was positively giddy Thursday as he chortled aloud while reading the list of agencies that would lose funding under the budget Trump proposed.
From Western Journalism
Trump, who had said he would reduce domestic spending and increase support for the military and homeland security, issued a budget Thursday that eliminated or reduced funds for a wide range of domestic programs.
Beck said he supported Trump’s efforts to reduce spending on government programs funded through the Environmental Protection Agency and State Department.
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Beck then happily listed the names of various domestic groups losing money, which included traditional conservative targets such as the Corporation for National and Community Service, the United States Institute for Peace, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
“And my favorite: The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars,” Beck said.
Beck, an ardent critic of the early 20th century president, joked with his co-hosts that cutting the center’s funds was a gesture from the Trump administration.
“Clearly, that was an outreach to you, Glenn,” show guest John Ziegler said.
“It was,” Beck agreed. “That was the olive branch, and I’ll take that olive branch. I am so pro-Trump right now.”
Beck supported Trump’s cuts to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
“They make enough money,” he said. “There’s no reason why we are funding them still, none whatsoever.”
“There should be no doubt. Sesame Street makes more money than any other show,” Beck said. “(It) always has been. There’s no reason why we’re paying for that.”
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