Top Officials Defend Trump's Africa Budget Cuts

The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa heard testimony from two top Trump administration officials to examine the impact on U.S. policy and programming in Africa in the FY2018 budget, which includes major reductions for the State Deparmtment and foreign assistance. The officials were put on the defensive as members of Congress from both partes criticized the administration's proposed funding cuts for programmes in Africa.



Cheryl L. Anderson, Acting Assistant Administrator for Africa, USAID and Donald Yamamoto, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, testifying before Congress on the Trump administration's FY2018 Africa budget.

Video

  • The State Department and USAID FY 2018 Africa Budget

    Publisher:
    House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
    Publication Date:
    11 October 2017

    Hearing of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations on the State ... see more »