President Donald Trump is trying to cut costs at his White House.
Here are some of the most notable moves in his bid to cut cost and improve efficiency:In addition to slashing travel, the president has been looking to cut the size of the staff and staff costs.
The budget proposal calls for an “effective reduction in the number of federal employees and the number and size of contractors” by more than half.
In January, Trump announced the hiring of the former White House press secretary Sean Spicer as chief of staff.
Spicer is expected to serve as the president’s chief strategist and counselor.
He also will be tasked with helping to cut “all duplicative administrative costs associated with the administration, including salaries, benefits, housing, transportation, and other overhead.”
In his budget proposal, Trump says that he wants to reduce the “number of federal offices, agencies, and departments” by “more than $300 billion over 10 years, while increasing the number, size, and diversity of the Federal workforce.”
Trump also plans to cut some federal departments, such as the Department of Energy, to reduce costs.
A total of $1.1 trillion has been spent by the federal government since Trump took office.