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___ Why Trump's budget plan wouldn't likely accelerate growth WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's budget plan for 2018 assumes that a mix of sharp spending and tax cuts can both shrink the deficit and fuel economic growth of 3 percent a year — a level it hasn't achieved in more than a dozen years. Most economists and budget experts dismiss that promise as fancifully unrealistic. ——— Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military WASHINGTON (AP...