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How Donald Trump’s Treatment of the National Endowment for the Arts Compares to Past Presidents, From Reagan to Obama

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The United States leads the world in national defense spending. Meanwhile, we’re multiples behind other Western democracies like the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, and France in arts funding. Donald Trump, in just his first few months in office, has made it clear that he wants to exacerbate those differences. His budget proposal, released in March, calls for an increase in defense…