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Will Trump Embrace the Funding of Overseas Aid? (BBC)

December 21, 2016
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Scott Morris from the Centre for Global Development in Washington says he is troubled already by these early signs, and by Trump's general attitude towards engaging with multilateral bodies.
He also thinks sizeable cuts in this area cannot be discounted.
"Trump could go for the foreign aid budget as a sacrificial lamb very early on - even though the dollars aren't huge," Mr Morris says.
"He could try to deliver something symbolic to show his supporters that he is getting tough and putting America first."

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