Friday, March 17, 2017

GOOD TRUMP: U.S. To Slash Funding To U.N.

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President Trump has ordered the State Department to look for ways to dramatically decrease funding to the United Nations, according to a report by Foreign Policy. Trump signed a draft order in late January aimed at cutting funding to the U.N. by double-digits.
The aptly entitled “Auditing and Reducing U.S. Funding of International Organizations" demands at least a 40 percent overall decrease in American funding for international organizations that violate certain criteria, reported The New York Times.
One such criterion is whether a given U.N. body recognizes full membership to the Palestinian Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, Islamist-inspired political projects accused of promoting terrorism and violence against Jews.
Less than two months later, Trump appears to be following through with his plans to slash funding by more than 40%.
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