Friday, March 17, 2017

Tillerson Defends Trump's Proposed Cuts To State Department Budget

Caitlin Macneal · Thursday, March 16, 2017, 9:22 am

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday went to bat for President Donald Trump, defending the administration's proposed cuts to the State Department's budget.

"Clearly the level of spending that the State Department has been undertaking, particularly in this past year, is simply not sustainable," Tillerson said in Tokyo, according to Reuters. "As time goes by, there will be fewer military conflicts that the U.S. will be directly engaged in."

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