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Breaking: Trump Administration Cuts Financial Aid Kto Honduras, El Salvador
and Guatemala Until They Take Action on Illegal
Migrants (Video)

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Posted By: Imright, 6/17/2019 8:56:50 PM

The State Department’s Morgan Ortagus announced on Monday the US will halt foreign aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, “until [they] are satisfied that the Northern Triangle governments are taking concrete actions to reduce the number of illegal migrants coming to the US border." It’s about time.According to the AP, roughly $400 million worth of aid already approved for projects in 2017 and 2018 in those countries will continue. (Tweet)

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Reply 1 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 6/17/2019 8:59:32 PM (No. 100277)
And tax at 80% the remittances illegal aliens send back to Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Taxed2Death 6/17/2019 9:05:42 PM (No. 100284)
While I cannot say I am a fan of foreign aid in most any form, this makes zero sense. The people immigrate for lack of economic opportunity. By cutting off aid, we further degrade the economic situation even more, increasing the incentive for immigration.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 6/17/2019 9:08:24 PM (No. 100285)
MAGA. He needs to hold a hard line. But what about the illegals being released into the country after being caught? We need the wall-----now. I am much aggrieved about what is happening at the borders.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: chance_232 6/17/2019 9:49:49 PM (No. 100303)
"By cutting off aid, we further degrade the economic situation even more, increasing the incentive for immigration." Ummmm.....No. The cash doesn't go to the people, it goes to the government. The people in government count on that aid for whatever reason. Im my opinion, the powers that bee need and count on that aid. If they want it, they will change their behavior. THEN, they get it back. Who knew that resolving real world issues was so easy??!! All it took was a new president that is not beholden to the "this is the way it's always been" or "you cant do that" dogma.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/17/2019 10:06:24 PM (No. 100308)
Damn right!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Nimby 6/17/2019 10:06:29 PM (No. 100309)
While our employees in Congress are shoveling ****
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Holeymoses 6/17/2019 10:22:28 PM (No. 100317)
Sensible and long coming. He had threatened over a year ago to do this. Dems hair is going to go up in flames, but who cares if they end up bald....and scarred.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/17/2019 11:21:45 PM (No. 100341)
Agreed. Long overdue. Think the President was waiting for Congress or the courts to stop the caravans, but they did the exact opposite. Look for them to oppose Trump on this.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Omen55 6/18/2019 12:05:23 AM (No. 100361)
Trump,unlike dem,knows how to use our $$$ to benefit US.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: anniebc 6/18/2019 12:24:14 AM (No. 100372)
Poster #4 is correct. Agencies like USAID give money to people with the right connections in foreign countries. There's no such thing as trickle down American foreign aid. It's a scam that needs to end. The aid to all foreign countries should be stopped until they all do what we want them to do, and if aid gets restored to these countries, it needs to be severely tracked, and it should come with all kinds of strings in our favor.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: pilot222 6/18/2019 1:01:18 AM (No. 100382)
Big double mega dittos #4
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Reply 12 - Posted by: watashiyo 6/18/2019 1:16:24 AM (No. 100385)
Those Financial Aid money should go to the WALL.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 6/18/2019 2:31:46 AM (No. 100397)
Long overdue. Now, what about those damned remittances? Need to tax them at 50% or higher.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/18/2019 3:40:34 AM (No. 100410)
You're wrong #2. Foreign aid is spread among the elite to line their pockets. Little is provided for the people unless it's used to look good for the elites running the place.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: M2 6/18/2019 6:29:40 AM (No. 100449)
Excellent.
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