U.S. Sens. Van Hollen, Sullivan Ask Secretary Of State Tillerson For Briefing On State Department, USAID Reorganization
The Hill: Senators press Tillerson on potential State Department cuts
“A bipartisan pair of senators is pressing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the nascent plans to reorganize the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), warning of the potential for damaging reductions to foreign assistance. Sens. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) wrote to Tillerson on Thursday, according to a letter shared with The Hill, asking for a briefing on his reorganization plans, which were triggered by an executive order that President Trump signed in March…” (Chalfant, 6/1).