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Trump may back off plan for foreign aid cuts, to decide within week

6 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was considering scaling back an effort that could have cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and would decide on the proposal - which faces strong opposition in Congress - within days.
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Trump mulls scaling back proposed $4B in foreign aid cuts

Trump mulls scaling back proposed $4B in foreign aid cuts

6 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump is considering abandoning a large portion of the billions of dollars in foreign aid cuts his budget hawks are pushing, as he finds himself torn again between his top advisers and seeking to cut federal spending after signing a major budget deal earlier this month. In a call Monday with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Trump expressed a willingness to scale back the plan to freeze more than $4 billion for the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development in the current fiscal year, according to three sources...
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