MFAN Releases Statement Thanking Congress For Rejecting Trump Administration’s Proposed Development, Foreign Aid Cuts In FY18 Omnibus
MFAN: MFAN Thanks Congress for Rejecting Steep Cuts to Development, Advancing Aid Effectiveness in FY2018 Omnibus
In a statement delivered on behalf of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN), Co-Chairs George Ingram, Tessie San Martin, and Connie Veillette write, “MFAN wishes to thank Congress for rejecting the Trump administration’s proposed massive cut to development and foreign assistance in the final Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus. … With this budget, Congress reiterates its commitment to maintaining U.S. leadership on development and diplomacy and exercising its oversight role. MFAN is particularly pleased to see many aid effectiveness and reform elements incorporated in the final bill…” (3/29).