The White House is finalizing a multi-billion roster of proposed spending cuts but is leaving this year’s $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill alone.
GOP aides say the so-called rescissions package is arriving on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Pressure from party conservatives to increase cuts to as much as $15 billion contributed to a delay from Monday’s original release date.
The project is backed by tea party lawmakers upset by the budget-busting “omnibus” bill.
Last month, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told lawmakers last month the plan could have totaled $25 billion or so.
Either way, the measure would face a challenging path in Congress, particularly the Senate.
The aides required anonymity because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly.
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