White House Backtracks on Foreign Aid Cuts
Article from The Daily Caller by Mary Margaret Olohan.
The White House decided not to move forward with a proposal to cut foreign aid, sources say.
Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers expressed worries over the multi-billion dollar proposal, multiple sources told Politico.
The lawmakers said the foreign aid proposal might hurt programs intended for foreign aid and that the proposal might endanger the July budget deal, which increased monetary spending within the next year to $1.37 trillion.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly warned President Donald Trump that the foreign aid cuts proposal might endanger national security as well as bipartisan deals.
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