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National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association President Richard Thissen called Trump’s plan “beyond insulting” in the report. (Photo: Fotolia)

As if the retirement crisis isn’t already bad enough, the budget proposal set to be announced next week will end up cutting federal employees’ retirement programs.

A report by the Washington Post finds that while the budget provides for a January 1.9 percent pay raise for civilian workers and a 2.1 percent hike for servicemembers, its retirement provisions will take away far more than it gives—or, as the report says, “would give to federal employees with one hand, while taking away with five others.”

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