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Bush cuts funding to everything- but defense

Bush says budget will limit non-defense spending

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush said on Saturday his upcoming budget proposal would emphasize restraint on domestic spending while making defense and war costs for the top priority.Bush will propose a 1 percent increase in spending outside defense for fiscal 2008, according to The Washington Post. That would amount to a decrease in programs after accounting for inflation, which is running at about 2.5 percent.

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