Karma! Hollywood Picked A Fight With Trump, Guess Who’s On The Budget Chopping Block Now?
If the NEA is so vital, then Hollywood should fund that instead of the Democrat candidate. Time to put their money where their mouth is and stop insisting that the rest of us barely squeezing by after eight years of Obama to fund their own little pet projects.
The Hill reports that Trump will cut NEA and NEH that fund arts and culture. https://t.co/8BFPZqLQ32
— Patricia Cohen (@PatcohenNYT) January 19, 2017
Hollywood may be regretting picking a war with President Donald Trump.
While attending an inaugural ball on Friday celebrating the arts, celebrities lashed out at the new president for considering budget cuts that would eliminate art funding.
Trump’s team has been looking at a proposal that would drastically cut federal spending by $10.5 trillion over 10 years, according to The Hill. On the cutting block would be the National Endowment for the Arts, which would be eliminated entirely.
The NEA was allotted $148 million from the federal government in 2016. And while the amount seems inconsequential in a nearly $4 trillion federal budget, it has been targeted as an example of wasteful federal spending.
But Hollywood stars are already fighting back, slamming Trump for considering the budget cuts that would affect the arts. More