Support For U.S. Foreign Aid Programs Must Be Bipartisan; Congress Must Take Responsible Steps To Regulate, Reform Policy, Lawmakers Say
Devex: U.S. foreign aid policy must be bipartisan, lawmakers say
“The co-chairs of the United States Congressional Caucus for Effective Foreign Assistance made a strong case for bipartisan support of foreign assistance programs the day after President Donald Trump questioned the return of aid investments in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly. Foreign assistance programs play a key role in national security and in helping the U.S. counter China abroad, said Representative Ted Yoho, a Republican from Florida, and Rep. Adam Smith, a Democrat from Washington, speaking together at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. They said Congress must be responsible for regulating and reforming the way the U.S. spends its money…” (Welsh, 9/27).