Its a grave mistake to cut health, diplomacy budget: Hilary Clinton

Vastavam Web: The Trump Administration’s proposal to significantly cut the budget of international health, development and diplomacy is a “grave mistake” which will “undermine” America’s world standing, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said.”This administration’s proposed cuts to international health, development and diplomacy would be a blow to women and children and a grave mistake for our country,” said Clinton, who was Democratic presidential candidate.Clinton, 69, was a major proponent of America’s soft power during her term as the Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013.

The Trump Administration in its maiden budget proposals has made major cuts in the State Department’s foreign aid, whereas it has made a sizable increase in allocation for the defence budget.White House officials have called it a hard power budget.