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In this 2012 file photo, then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg joins Obama administration HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan at the grand opening of the Via Verde affordable housing development in the Bronx.

“To come in and blatantly eliminate these programs because you’re trying to meet a budget number … it’s actually alarming,” one industry veteran said.
President Donald Trump wants to wipe out the Community Development Block Grant program, which is part of a $6 billion, or 13 percent, reduction in the fiscal 2018 budget for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, CNBC reports


Hours after a federal judge blocked his revised travel ban, President Trump slammed the ruling at a rally in Nashville.

A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order Wednesday evening blocking Trump’s ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, dealing a stinging blow to the White House and signaling that Trump will have to account in court for his heated rhetoric about Islam… Continue reading

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