WFP Executive Director David Beasley Hopes Ivanka Trump Will Lobby U.S. President To Maintain FY18 U.N., Humanitarian Funding
The Guardian: Top U.N. official puts faith in Ivanka Trump to lobby father on aid cuts
“The head of the U.N. World Food Programme has said he is hopeful Ivanka Trump will lobby her father into a U-turn on cuts to humanitarian aid in the face of an urgent cash crisis that is imperiling hundreds of thousands of lives. David Beasley, a former Republican governor of South Carolina who supported Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency, … said he believed Trump would now rethink his policy of stripping down funding of peacekeeping and humanitarian aid for 2018, due in part to the president’s ‘savvy’ daughter, with whom he posed for photographs following a meeting earlier this month…” (Boffey, 6/28).
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