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White House to Propose ‘Dramatic Cut’ to Foreign Aid

U.S. plans to increase military spending while cutting foreign aid
The Trump administration is planning to cut diplomacy and foreign aid by a third to pay for increased military spending.

By Agencies,

The U.S. budget director has confirmed that the Trump administration will propose “fairly dramatic” reductions in U.S. foreign aid when it submits its fiscal 2018 budget later this month.

“We are going to propose to reduce foreign aid, and we are going to propose to spend that money here,” Mick Mulvaney, the White House Office of Management Budget director, told Fox News on March 4. Continue reading White House to Propose ‘Dramatic Cut’ to Foreign Aid