Trump Official Announces Bad News For Over 100 Countries Mooching Off America

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  1. pipedreams

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    "President Trump continues to pursue an America first agenda and that includes cutting off the endless fountain of free money to other countries.

    The administration has been looking at cutting around $4 billion in foreign aid to around one hundred countries many of which routinely trash American but have enjoyed their ability to leech off of U.S. taxpayers thanks to our craven politicians."

    https://ilovemyfreedom.org/trump-of...-for-over-100-countries-mooching-off-america/
     
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    Cue the wailing and gnashing of teeth
     
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    I'm sure China will be more than happy to make up the shortfall. Of course they'll want something in return (as did we.)
     
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    American money for Americans and solving problems in America is patriotic, right?
     
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    "Foreign Aid" is pretty much Foreign Swamp Creature Aid.
    Most of the money goes in the pockets of corrupt politicians.

    That is a big reason Trump seeks to cut it off.
     
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    This suggests we have no interests abroad that need protecting/promoting. That would be a wrong assumption.

     
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    The Citizens of the United States have been milked by these people for far too long.
     
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    Have we been milked, or have we used this to buy influence in other countries? This does have value. Ask the Chinese.

     
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    Milked.
     
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    Good sound bite. I wonder if it will actually happen. I tire of this happy talk by Trump... with no action. Example? The Wall.

    I'm sure that the money "donated" to those counties had a few "strings" attached.
     
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    Since he is spending us deeper in debt like a Liberal he has to show some money as saved before we catch on.

    Sent from my SM-G920V using Tapatalk
     
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    View: https://youtu.be/H-f6KkLJF9c
     
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    President Donald J. Trump's Accomplishments List:
    http://www.magapill.com/
     
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    I realize the former comment was (intentionally) overly simplistic in nature, but giving away money to buy the friendship of foreign governments has made up a lot of the paving stones used to build the road the US has been going down for some years.

    Unless we're just in the charity donations mode, at what point is giving money to nations who espouse anti-American interests (and those who may also be willing to take money from our enemies) simply funding the people who hate us?

    Does the beggar receiving the handout necessarily always like and respect the person giving him/her the handout?

    Vested American interests are different than just hoping we can buy respect, friendship and cooperation.

    This is obviously a complex subject, but the handouts have arguably grown completely out of control. It's been discovered time and time again that we're giving away money ... and military weapons ... to countries who hate us.

    Perhaps it's long overdue for a reset to reconsider the merit of all foreign aid.
     
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