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Authored by House Budget Chairman Steve Womack of Arkansas, theplan is set for a committee vote Thursday ahead of a possible Housefloor vote next week. (Photo: Shutterstock)

House Republicans unveiled a 2019 budget proposal Tuesday tosend a message to their core supporters that repealing Obamacare, cutting taxes andpartially privatizing Medicare remain high on their agenda.

The budget, which claims to balance by 2027 through $8 trillionin spending cuts, seeks to revive the deficit-cutting mantle forRepublicans after a two-year deal that increased spending by $300billion. A massive tax cut approved last year is expectedto add $2 trillion in deficits over 10 years.

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