U.S. State Department Blog Post Summarizes Tillerson’s Testimony On FY18 Budget In Senate Committee Hearings

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Secretary Tillerson Speaks Before U.S. Senate Foreign Relations, Appropriations Committees on FY 2018 Budget Request
On Tuesday, “U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified on the fiscal year 2018 budget before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations. The budget request supports the president’s ‘America First’ vision with a commitment to four key national priorities: 1. Defending U.S. National Security; 2. Asserting U.S. Leadership and Influence; 3. Fostering Opportunities for U.S. Economic Interests; 4. Ensuring Effectiveness and Accountability to the U.S. Taxpayer…” (6/13).