In fiscal year 2015, Pentagon and related spending will total $598 billion, accounting for 54 percent of all federal discretionary spending. That's roughly the size of the next seven largest military budgets around the world, combined.
Trump wants to take $54 billion from human needs and give it to the military. What if we did the reverse?
The United States already spends more on its military than the next seven countries combined.
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.