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Trump Administration Drops Plans For Executive Order Requiring All U.S. Food Aid To Be Shipped On American Vessels

Reuters: Exclusive: Trump drops plans for order tightening food aid shipping rules — sources
“President Donald Trump’s administration has dropped plans for an executive order that will require all U.S. food aid to be transported on American ships after members of Congress protested, congressional and aid sources said on Friday. Reuters reported on Thursday that Trump was considering issuing an order that would have increased to 100 percent the current requirement that 50 percent of such aid be transported on U.S.-flagged vessels…” (Zengerle, 6/30).

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