federal prison

Trump's budget plan promises to balance the federal budget by the end of a 10-year window, but the bulk of his plan seems to fall on the backs of the poor, disabled and working poor.

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons paid more than $2 million in bonuses to top administrators and wardens during the past three years, even though many prisons were plagued with issues including huge sexual harassment suits.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoked a directive established during the Obama administration pertaining to phasing out private prisons, offering support for the continued use of the institutions.