The Trump administration had sought to end programs like the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), but were ultimately unsuccessful.
NEA did not fund a modernized staging of Julius Caesar which depicts Donald Trump’s assassination.
Proposed cuts would spell the end of the NEA, NEH, and Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Not only that, but the NEA and NEH received an increasing in funding.
Trump’s family travel and living expenses also exceed other recently defunded programs such as PBS and Meals on Wheel.
For relative chicken feed, your favorite art institutions and programs could get the axe.
Meanwhile, heads of NEA and CPB issue statements protesting the decision.
As many have feared, federally funded arts programs are on the chopping block.
Federally funded art programs stand to be eliminated as part of 2018 budget.
Funding of these programs represent 0.004% of the annual national budget.