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U.S. Senate dismisses Trump's request to narrow down budget for State Dept

Devdiscourse News Desk | Washington DC | Updated: 10-04-2019 00:56 IST | Created: 10-04-2019 00:45 IST
U.S. Senate dismisses Trump's request to narrow down budget for State Dept
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Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham flatly rejected on Tuesday President Donald Trump's request for a steep cut in the budget for the U.S. State Department.

That proposal "ain't happening," Graham, chairman of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that oversees the State Department, said at a hearing on the budget with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.


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